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PlaceFollowing the fighting on the Kokoda Trail, Japanese forces occupied a series of well-sited, heavily constructed and cleverly concealed defensive positions in the Buna, Gona and Sanananda area. Austr...
VillageDagua is a village on the north coast of New Guinea. In mid-1943, the airfield approximately two kilometres east of Dagua was developed by the Japanese as a fighter and bomber base for the use of the ...
BaseVictoria Barracks in the Sydney suburb of Paddington is one of the best-known examples of military architecture in Australia. The majority of the barracks was constructed, using locally quarried sands...
SuburbThe decision to create the Second AIF in September 1939 necessitated the construction of new camp facilities across Australia to accommodate the new force as existing camps were already occupied by m...
PlaceOivi was the next village east of Kokoda on the Kokoda Trail. At Oivi the trail passed across a saddle between two high, wooded hills - a strong natural defensive position that was exploited by the Ja...