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Victory in Papua

Author: Samuel Milner; United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1957.
Series: United States Army in World War II.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For the 32d Division, the Papua Campaign was "a military nightmare," its men living under intolerable conditions, plagued by disease, short of equipment, ill-prepared for jungle fighting, and pitted against a skilled and resolute foe.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Milner, Samuel.
Victory in Papua.
Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1957
(OCoLC)647125293
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Milner; United States. Department of the Army. Office of Military History.
OCLC Number: 1260772
Description: xv, 409 pages : illustrations, maps (some folded, some color, 1 in pocket), portraits ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Japanese threaten Australia --
Preparing the defense --
The thwarted landing --
Providence forestalled --
Kokoda thrust --
The Japanese offensive collapses --
The advance on the beachhead --
The Allies close in --
The opening blows in General Vasey's area --
The first two weeks at Buna --
I Corps reaches the front --
The fighting West of the Girua --
Buna: the second two weeks --
Warren Force takes the initiative --
Urbana force closes on the mission --
The fall of Buna --
Clearing the track junction --
The final offensive --
The victory.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II.
Responsibility: by Samuel Milner.

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For the 32d Division, the Papua Campaign was "a military nightmare," its men living under intolerable conditions, plagued by disease, short of equipment, ill-prepared for jungle fighting, and pitted against a skilled and resolute foe.

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