Japanese bunker at Buna (top) made from coconut logs, with firing trench at entrance. From Wikipedia.

Japanese bunker at Buna (top) made from coconut logs, with firing trench at entrance. From Wikipedia.

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Bombed House at Bellevue Hill 8th June 1942. During World War II Australia came under direct attack from Japanese Forces. In June of 1942 Japanese submarines shelled Australia's East Coast. The 8th of June 1942 saw a simultaneous attack on Sydney and Newcastle by Japanese submarines. The objective of the Sydney attack was destruction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The attack on Sydney damaged homes in the Eastern suburbs. The Bellevue Hill area was one of the worst hit areas during the…

Bombed House at Bellevue Hill 8th June 1942. During World War II Australia came under direct attack from Japanese Forces. In June of 1942 Japanese submarines shelled Australia's East Coast. The 8th of June 1942 saw a simultaneous attack on Sydney and Newcastle by Japanese submarines. The objective of the Sydney attack was destruction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The attack on Sydney damaged homes in the Eastern suburbs. The Bellevue Hill area was one of the worst hit areas during the…

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A Kittyhawk comes in to land at No. 1 Airstrip, guarded by a Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft gun of the 2/9th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery.

A Kittyhawk comes in to land at No. 1 Airstrip, guarded by a Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft gun of the 2/9th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery.

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The Wreck of "HMAS Kuttabul" the morning after the Japanese mini submarine attack on her in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia v@e

The Wreck of "HMAS Kuttabul" the morning after the Japanese mini submarine attack on her in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia v@e

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Wreck of the Australian Navy Depot Ship HMAS Kuttabul after being hit by a torpedo during the Japanese Midget Submarine attack at Sydney Harbour NSW on the night of 31st May 1942.

Wreck of the Australian Navy Depot Ship HMAS Kuttabul after being hit by a torpedo during the Japanese Midget Submarine attack at Sydney Harbour NSW on the night of 31st May 1942.

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Area of the Battle of Milne Bay

Area of the Battle of Milne Bay

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Location of the Kokoda Trail within Territory of Papua, 1942.  From Wikipedia.

Location of the Kokoda Trail within Territory of Papua, 1942. From Wikipedia.

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