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Starting in 1942, around 1000 Australian sailors were trained in amphibious warfare.
There are clear regulations around the use of the word ‘Anzac’ under the Protection of Word ‘Anzac’ Act 1920 and penalties apply for the incorrect use of the term.
After the 8th May Battle of the Coral Sea, the Japanese high command having abandoned the attempt to seize Port Moresby by sea put its effort into a land push south across the Owen Stanley Range, landing a large force at Gona on the north east Papua coast on 21st July.
Where Soldiers Lie is not a guidebook to Commonwealth War Graves where our soldiers are buried and commemorated.
The author Catherine Bond is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney.
After enlisting in 1940, Bruce Murray, an unhappily married 24-year-old, was posted to the 25th Battalion, 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force.
This trilogy has been written by two highly acclaimed authors who have virtually ‘lived and breathed’ the history of aviation in the South West Pacific.
Despite being Volume 1 in this series, the other five volumes have preceded this one.