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PlaceMersa Matruh is an ancient town on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, 290 kilometres west of Alexandria. In 1941 Matruh was the terminus of the railway Cairo and also a small port. Thus, when the Axis ...
PlaceAbuari was a small village in the Owen Stanley mountains in Papua that stood on a narrow track that left the Kokoda Trail at Alola. When the Japanese advance along the Kokoda Trail was held at Isurava...
TownA port in on the southern coast of Dutch Borneo, Balikpapan was the site of the last major Australian ground operation of the Second World War. The landing at Balikpapan was codenamed Oboe Two, and wa...
TownNortham, 94 kilometres east-north-east of Perth, was the location of a large military camp during the Second World War. Militia units trained in the area in the early 1930s, and in 1935 a site there w...