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Author Bradley, Phillip

Title D-Day New Guinea The Extraordinary Story of the Battle for Lae and the Greatest Combined Airborne and Amphibious Operation of the Pacific War
Published Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (345 p.)
Contents Cover; Also by the author; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; LIST OF MAPS AND SKETCHES; ABBREVIATIONS; PROLOGUE; Chapter 1: THE OBSERVATION GAME; Chapter 2: 'SUCH A DANGEROUS LOOKING MOB'; Chapter 3: 'WE WILL DIE FIGHTING'; Chapter 4: MOUNTAINS TO CLIMB; Chapter 5: THE SECRET AIRBASE; Chapter 6: MACARTHUR'S NAVY; Chapter 7: AIRBORNE INFANTRY; Chapter 8: D-DAY DAWNS; Chapter 9: 'THE WOLF AT THE BACK GATE'; Chapter 10: 'A TERRIFYING BUT MAGNIFICENT SPECTACLE'; Chapter 11: 'FIX BAYONETS'; Chapter 12: 'A PRECARIOUS RETREAT'; Chapter 13: 'LIKE BEGGARS IN A PROCESSION'
Chapter 14: BEYOND LAEACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Pic Section; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary The most complete telling of one of the most significant campaigns of the Pacific War and Australia's role in it
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Australian
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Japanese
Lae (Papua New Guinea) -- History, Military -- 20th century
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1760870943
9781760870942