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The third force : ANGAU's New Guinea war, 1942-46

Author: Alan Powell
Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Australian Army history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a unique history of Australia's Papa New Guinean interaction with Australian and American Armed Forces in the Second World War; provides a political and military history of New Guinea's war record and colonial administration, as well.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Powell, Alan, 1936-
Third force.
South Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607017023
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Powell
ISBN: 0195516397 9780195516395
OCLC Number: 53173145
Description: xii, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Land, peoples and organisation --
ANGAU in the early campaigns --
The later campaigns, 1943-45 --
ANGAU's Australians --
ANGAU's papuans and New Guineans --
The end of ANGAU.
Series Title: Australian Army history series.
Responsibility: Alan Powell.
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The Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGUA), an Australian Army unit, superseded the civilian government of Papua New Guinea early in 1942. This book traces the major aspects of ANGUA's  Read more...

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"The author .. has done a meticulous job of tracing all aspects of ANGAU's war, filling a gap in the record of the Pacific War."-- Pacific War" The Third Force fills a large gap in the historiography Read more...

 
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