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Australian troops plough through the mud at Milne Bay New Guinea shortly after the unsuccessful Japanese invasion attempt 1942.

Australian troops plough through the mud at Milne Bay New Guinea shortly after the unsuccessful Japanese invasion attempt 1942.

Caption: "Three Australian soldiers of the of the 2/14th Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force photographed after rescue. The three soldiers were cut off from the main body of Australian troops engaging the Imperial Japanese Army near Myola during the withdrawal across the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea. ..... Kalikodobu (Karekodobu), Central Province, Papua New Guinea. October 1942."

Three Australian soldiers of the of the Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force photographed after rescue. The three soldiers were cut off from the main body of Australian troops.

German New Guinea consisted mainly of the area called Kaiser-Wilhelmsland in north-east New Guinea, and the nearby Bismarck Archipelago. Description from bigblue1840-1940.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Papua New Guinea Map During ( discharged Dec Nathan's dad Russ Carver fought in Guadalcanal and went to Bougainville

38 Photographs from the Past Worth Seeing and Learning From - MOGUL

38 Photographs from the Past Worth Seeing and Learning From

Morbid advertisement for Atabrine anti malaria drug in Papua New Guinea during WWII. Kinda reminds me of some of the Public service announcements we see today actually just think about some of the fucked up don't drink and drive campaigns for example.

History: These Australian soldiers are at Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea. The New Guinea Campaign (1942-1945) was a battlefield during World War II. At The Battle of Milne Bay, the Americans and Australians were defending against the Japanese.

What Were the Main Causes of World War II in the Pacific?

Australian troops at Milne Bay, Papua. The Australian army was the first to inflict defeat on the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II at the Battle of Milne Bay of August–September

Canadian underwater photographer Christopher Hamilton, 34, embarked on a diving expedition to the Solomon Islands, near Papua New Guinea to photograph these underwater relics. A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is pictured above

WW2 fighters found rusting beneath the waves off the Solomon Islands

Canadian underwater photographer Christopher Hamilton, 34, embarked on a diving expedition to the Solomon Islands, near Papua New Guinea to photograph these underwater relics. A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is pictured above

Signalman H Hobson pours a hatful of water over his mate Private L Thwaites both of the 2/3 Australian Infantry Battalion in the Wonginara area of Papua New Guinea.

Signalman H Hobson pours a hatful of water over his mate Private L Thwaites both of the 2/3 Australian Infantry Battalion in the Wonginara area of Papua New Guinea.

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KC Ortiz "West Papua" Photography: In a day and age where amateur photographers pop up like pimples, and they over-saturate their

On Feb. 23, 1942, a B-17E Flying Fortress bomber crashed in one of the most remote and wild places on Earth: the primitive Agaimbo swamp located on the island of Papua New Guinea. The plane, piloted by young U.S. Army Air Corps Capt. Fred Eaton, had flown a long, dangerous …

The Swamp Ghost – Found After 68 Years In the Jungle On Feb. a Flying Fortress bomber crashed in one of the most remote and wild places on Earth: the primitive Agaimbo swamp located on the island of Papua New Guinea.

Lieutenant Virginia Crelli at a field hospital, informing Red Cross correspondent George L. Moorad that he cant enter the nurses quarters, during the Pacific Campaign of World War Two, Papua New Guinea, circa 1943-1945. (Photo by European/FPG/Getty Images)

Lieutenant Virginia Crelli at a field hospital, informing Red Cross correspondent George L. Moorad that he cant enter the nurses quarters, during the Pacific Campaign of World War Two, Papua New Guinea, circa (Photo by European/FPG/Getty Images)

Crew members of a damaged B-17 bomber in Papua, New Guinea, enjoying a bit of fun while waiting for repairs. 1943

Crew members of a damaged bomber in Papua, New Guinea, enjoying a bit of fun while waiting for repairs, 1943 (via Vintage Photo LJ)

Kokoda Trail campaign saw weeks of desperate fighting until the tide finally began to turn: 14 December 1942, American troops captured Buna village in south-eastern Papua, New Guinea.

Kokoda Trail campaign saw weeks of desperate fighting until the tide finally began to turn: 14 December American troops captured Buna village in south-eastern Papua, New Guinea.

Description of  December 26, 1943: U.S. Marines are seen from above as they wade through rough water to take the beach at Cape Gloucester on New Britain, Papua New Guinea. (AP Photo)

Photos: The Pacific and Adjacent Theaters in WWII

Marines of the Marine Division wade ashore from their LST in rough water to take the beach at Cape Gloucester on New Britain, Papua New Guinea - 26 December 1943

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