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By Peter Dean

by way of January 1943, Australia had emerged from the shadow of struggle in a powerful place. The victories in 1942 at Kokoda, Guadalcanal, Buna, Gona and Sanananda had secured the northern coastlines of Papua and Australia. Australian forces have been now poised for a whole scale offensive to disencumber New Guinea from the japanese, the biggest and most intricate operations of their heritage. Australia 1943 explores the excessive element of Australia's impression on operations and technique within the South West Pacific, a crusade that has been ordinarily overshadowed through the drama of Kokoda. It investigates serious operations from January 1943 to April 1944, together with Salamaua, Lae/Nadzab, Finschhafen, Shaggy Ridge, the Markham Valley and the Huon Peninsula. Australia 1943 is the 1st targeted single-volume examine of Australia's army operations within the Pacific in the course of 1943 - Australia's 'finest hour' within the moment international War.

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