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Author Williams, Peter Damian

Title The Kokoda Campaign 1942 : myth and reality / Peter Williams
Published Cambridge ; England ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  940.542651 Wil/Kcn  AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 304 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Australian Army history series
Australian Army history series.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 2.Strategy -- 3.Military intelligence -- 4.The Nankai Shitai -- 5.From the landing to Deniki -- 6.Isurava -- 7.Guadalcanal and Milne Bay -- 8.The Japanese build-up -- 9.First Eora-Templeton's -- 10.Efogi -- 11.Ioribaiwa -- 12.Japanese artillery -- 13.Malaria and dysentery -- 14.The Japanese supply crisis -- 15.Second Eora-Templeton's -- 16.Oivi-Gorari -- 17.The war in the air -- 18.Conclusion
Summary The fighting on the Kokoda track in WWII is second only to Gallipoli in the Australian national consciousness. In this important book, the author explains what really happened on the Kokoda track in 1942
Analysis Australian
Link reimn
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-290) and index
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea -- Kokoda
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia.
Kokoda Trail (Papua New Guinea)
LC no. 2012429339
ISBN 9781107015944 (hbk.)
Other Titles Kokoda Campaign nineteen forty two