|Author||Windeyer, Victor, Sir, 1900-1987.;|
|Call Number||Hanging Maps 76|
|Document type||Cartographic Material|
|Pagination||1 ms. map : col. ; 272 x 165 cm.|
|Note||Hand drawn and coloured topographical map. Scale ca. 1:8,500. Extends from Langemak Bay north to Bonga, and inland to Sattelberg. Shows the planned movements of the 2/17th, 2/13th and 2/15th Battalions, the Vitiaz Strait coastline, Scarlet Beach, Launch Jetty, populated places, roads and tracks, rivers and creeks, terrain features. Relief shown by contours. Includes a separate smaller hand drawn map of the area around Launch Jetty. From the personal papers of Brigadier William John Victor Windeyer who led the Australian 20th Infantry Brigade in the capture of Finschhafen in September 1943.|
[World War II briefing map for the Australian Army operation to capture the town of Finschhafen, on the Huon Peninsula in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea] [cartographic material].
|Hanging Maps 76||Stacks||On Shelf|