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A Bastard of a Place The Australians in Papua Read ´ 104 Þ The story of the five battles that changed Australia forever this compelling narrative incorporates hundreds of interviews with the soldiers who fought at Kokoda Milne Bay Gona Buna and Sanananda in 1942 and 1943 Revealed are the very real and engaging experiences ofThe story of the five battles that changed Australia forever this compelling narrative incorporates hundreds of interviews with the soldiers who fought at Kokoda Milne Bay Gona. Wow I wish I'd learned about this when my grandad was still alive I had a fair idea about the war against the Germans mostly from movies and TV but had almost no idea about our battle against the Japanese forces and how close Australia came to being invaded I understand now why Grandad had such a dislike of Americans and bureaucrats 2017 is the 75th anniversary of these battles and tomorrow 19022017 marks the anniversary of the first bombing of Darwin I think it's about time we teach what happened to our young Australian men Particularly with the current political climate Australians need to stand up and no let ourselves ever by used and sacrificed for the agenda of a US General ever again

A Bastard of a Place The Australians in PapuaThe story of the five battles that changed Australia forever this compelling narrative incorporates hundreds of interviews with the soldiers who fought at Kokoda Milne Bay Gona. Wow I wish I'd learned about this when my grandad was still alive I had a fair idea about the war against the Germans mostly from movies and TV but had almost no idea about our battle against the Japanese forces and how close Australia came to being invaded I understand now why Grandad had such a dislike of Americans and bureaucrats 2017 is the 75th anniversary of these battles and tomorrow 19022017 marks the anniversary of the first bombing of Darwin I think it's about time we teach what happened to our young Australian men Particularly with the current political climate Australians need to stand up and no let ourselves ever by used and sacrificed for the agenda of a US General ever again

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A Bastard of a Place The Australians in Papua ä Ny of their senior field officers as scapegoats to protect their own positions assisted in the making of false legends and lied about the outcome of the men who fought the battl. As with most historical military books I've read This one spends almost all of it's time talking about the men and the top of the command structure and not enough about the men actually doing the deed I'm always excited to read these books so I can learn something about what the campaign was like Then I'm letdown because it is pretty much just another story about the so called leaders review µ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Peter Brune

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Peter Brune ´ 4 characters Buna and Sanananda in 1942 and 1943 Revealed are the very real and engaging experiences of Generals MacArthur and Blamey and other senior Australian commanders who sacrificed ma. Please note this is a 35This book follows the intricacies of the war as it happened in Papua New Guinea with a lot of evocative language and personal anecdotes that present a bleak picture of the world in which the ANZACS and other soldiers fought The book is incredibly thorough with a remarkable attention to detail and skirmishes fully set out and there is a deep focus on the way in which the actions of the generals were carried out often resulting in the loss of many men There is a stark bleak reality presented here and a focus that puts the sting into the details presented This is not a nice story but it is one that is important to hear acknowledge and present However I did find that the focus on the leadership during the war had its issues as a presentation There was little to be said in respect to the methods by which the soldiers actually undertook their missions aside from to highlight them falling afoul of the enemy and I wished it could have been a little personalised in this sense The book presents itself as an interesting one but the voices that really matter in this discussion have not been as heard as I would have hoped they would be