Milne Bay, 5 September 1942
The Battle of Milne Bay resulted in the first defeat of a Japanese land force in the Second World War.
Roll of Honour talk, presented by Dr Peter Londey, on Thursday 5 September 2002 beside the Roll of Honour at the Memorial. (transcript and audio)
Documents from the collection: "Lessons from Recent Fighting" a report prepared by the Commander of Milne Force, Major General Cyril Clowes, on operations between 25 August and 7 September 1942.
Education Activity: Learn about Dr William Deane-Butcher, the medical officer for 75 Squadron, the defenders of the critical Milne Bay airstrip.