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War in New Guinea

William Martin King

War in New Guinea

official war photographs of the battle for Australia.

by William Martin King

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published in [Orlando, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      GenrePictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.95 .K55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[48] p. of illus. (incl. ports.)
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6476262M
      LC Control Number44040328
      OCLC/WorldCa22105688

      Get this from a library! Writing Japan's war in New Guinea: the diary of Tamura Yoshikazu. [Victoria Eaves-Young] -- Tamura Yoshikazu is destined to die on the alien shores of the New Guinea warzone. Devoid of family contact, perplexed by the unfamiliarity of his environment, deprived of . Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Australia. Department of Information. War in New Guinea. [Sydney, F.H. Johnstone Pub. Co., ].

      -- Army -- Australian And New Zealand Army Corps -- History, World War, -- Campaigns -- Papua New Guinea Publisher [Sydney, The F. H. Johnstone publishing company]. Last night I was on edge. It wasn't just the "ambassador." Much of what I'd read about Bougainville before arriving painted a picture of a troubled and unstable country. Ten years of fighting for autonomy from Papua New Guinea and a brutal civil war ravaged the country in the 80s and 90s. The "crisis" as the locals call it started in when villagers in the south protested against Rio Tinto.

        Historian James Duffy's new book, War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight for New Guinea, ably redresses this imbalance with a .   U.S Troops and Patients Were Used as Malaria Guinea Pigs: Book A soldier cares for another malaria-stricken soldier at a portable hospital in New Guinea in Some of the ill troops in New.


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War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight For New Guinea, by James P. Duffy | Jan 5, out of 5 stars   Jon Diamond has written extensively on military history topics.

In addition to articles for World War II History and Military Heritage, he is also the author of Guadalcanal (), New Guinea (), Orde Wingate (), and Archibald Wavell (). A graduate of Cornell University, Diamond is a medical doctor in private practice and /5(14). In closing, Diamond’s Images of War: MacArthur’s Papua New Guinea Offensive is a unique book.

It portrays the Battle of Papua New Guinea almost exclusively with the photographs. With every image, the reader observes an aspect of the war in SWPA, and together they paint a picture of the combat in Papua New Guinea.

MacArthur is not covered much, and the book deals with the flying units and individuals who served in the New Guinea air campaign. Time frame is from post pearl harbour difficulties to mid as the bombers and fighters crushed the Japanese in the theater.

The book gives excellent detail on this part of the war.4/4(8). Book Description: A collection of factual stories that stem from my term serving as a team member of the 32nd Division - Headquarters Message Center forward echelon, while we were engaged in the Battle of Buna, New Guinea This true story is one of a disastrous fiasco that enveloped American GI's in the early stages of the offensive.

"Well researched and an easy read, this book is a must for anyone with an interest in the Pacific War."--New York Military Affairs Symposium Newsletter "Writing with verve and imagination, Taaffe's compelling reassessment of MacArthur's New Guinea operations brings to life the officers and men behind MacArthur's shining by: The New Guinea campaign opened with the battles for New Britain and New Ireland in the Territory of New Guinea in Rabaul, the capital of the Territory was overwhelmed on 22–23 January and was established as a major Japanese base from whence they landed on mainland New Guinea and advanced towards Port Moresby and Australia.

[10]. The first single volume history to cover all the battles fought by the Australians against the Japanese in Papua New Guinea. Hell's Battlefield is the first book that tells the whole story of the Australians against the Japanese in New Guinea during World War II, from invasion in to the brutal end game in Besides giving new perspectives on the Kokoda campaign, the book covers the Reviews: Writing Japan’s War in New Guinea.

likes. This groundbreaking book uncovers the reasons for Japan waging war in New Guinea and the attitudes of the Imperial soldiers who fought there.

But this is not just a book about a successful military campaign that changed the course of the war in New Guinea. It also brings together the extraordinary stories of the Australian, American and Japanese participants in the battle, and of the fight against the cloying jungle, the raging rivers and soaring mountain ranges that made New Guinea.

A plane crashes in WWII New Guinea, and this nonfiction book chronicles the increasingly ludicrous efforts to get them out of the hidden cannibal-infested mountain valley they landed in.

It has basically nothing to do with James Hilton's Lost Horizon, the book that invented "Shangri-La"; that place was in /5(K). Further Readings Two volumes of the U.S. Army in World War II series, John Miller, Jr., CARTWHEEL: The Reduction of Rabaul () and Robert Ross Smith, The Approach to the Philippines () remain the best accounts of the New Guinea rly David Dexter, Australia in the War of The Army: The New Guinea Offensives () is an excellent recounting of Australia's ground war.

This difference in legal status meant that Papua and New Guinea had entirely separate administrations, both controlled by Australia. The New Guinea campaign () was one of the major military campaigns of World War II.

ApproximatelyJapanese, Australian and American soldiers, sailors and airmen died during the New Guinea Campaign. I read this book because my father fought in the Battle of Buna.

Though not a Ghost Mountain Boy, he, too, was a Michigan farm boy who was sent off to New Guinea to fight the Japanese as a soldier in the th Infantry, Company L of the Army's 32nd Red Arrow Division.4/5(98). The New Guinea campaign (January September ) was one of the longest campaigns of the Second World War.

It began with the easy Japanese conquest of most of the north coast of the massive island. The Japanese finally ran out of steam during the Papuan Campaign, and were unable to capture Port Moresby on the south coast of Papua New Guinea.

His book tells not only how victory was gained through a combination of technology, tactics, and Army-Navy cooperation, but also how the New Guinea campaign exemplified the strategic differences that plagued the Pacific War, since many high-ranking officers 4/5(4).

Papua New Guinea: Features. Heroes of Buna Fascinating, inspiring stories and details about American heroes of Buna who were recognized with the Congressional Medal of Honor.

[The primary source for this text is the U.S. Army Center for Military History. For a more general overview of the war see the Brief History of WWII e-text."]. This book continues where author Gailey's "MacArthur Strikes Back - Decision at Buna New Guinea " leaves off and covers the remainder of the New Guinea campaign during through most of There is little new in Gailey's works, but the coverage is relatively good and thorough at the regimental level and above/5(11).

The Guinea-Bissau War of Independence was an armed independence conflict that took place in Portuguese Guinea between and Fought between Portugal and the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde, an armed independence movement backed by Cuba and the Soviet Union, the war is commonly referred to as "Portugal's Vietnam" due to the large numbers of.

The war in the Pacific took second stage to the one Europe. Details of the war in New Guinea are even less well known in the Pacific Theater. This book presents a readable chronological approach to events there from New Britain in January, to MacArthur's island-hopping toward his single-minded personal objective, redeeming the Philippines/5.

Australian Prisoners of War, – Australians in the Pacific War. Canberra: Department of Veterans' Affairs. ISBN Edited books —; Lutton, Nancy; Robertson, S., eds. (). Select Topics in the History of Papua and New Guinea. Port Moresby: University of Papua and New Guinea.

ISBN The New Guinea Campaign After Papua. New Guinea Campaign Map. Despite the Japanese defeat at Buna and the heavy losses in the continuing struggle for Guadalcanal, in January Japan still held the preponderant air, naval, and ground strength in the Southwest Pacific and retained the strategic initiative in New these advantages, they planned to strike again for Port Moresby.'Java is heaven, Burma is hell, but you never come back alive from New Guinea' - Japanese military saying The capture of Lae was the most complex operation for the Australian army in the Second World War.

In many ways it was also a rehearsal for the D-Day invasion of France, with an amphibious landing combined with the first successful large-scale Allied airborne operation/5.