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...
RegionBritish North Borneo was the site of the last operation conducted by the 9th Australian Division during the Second World War. The ultimate objective of the operation, codenamed OBOE 6, was the liberat...
IslandMorotai was an island in the Halmahera group of the Dutch East Indies (present-day Indonesia) that was a key staging point and airbase for American operations in the Phillipines and Australian operati...
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 ...