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- WWII MacArthur's assets in Australia The Aussie Troops Mac Arthur Himself Intellectual strategist speaker writer politician charmer Student of

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WWII MacArthur’s assets in Australia The Aussie Troops Mac Arthur Himself Intellectual, strategist, speaker, writer, politician, charmer Student of History Understood and Respected the Japanese Going ashore at Los Negros in the Admiralties Good Commander Respected his men, delegated authority Merit Commander Old man, but appreciated new ways like Air power Defending Australia by fighting in New Guinea -how to get to New Guinea? Air Lift the troops over was the solution but at that point it was not a standard procedure. New Guinea as fighting theater Japanese control of the Coral Sea General Geo. Kennedy, 5 th Air Force Japanese campaign over the Own Stanley Mountains 85,000 foot Kakoda Trail 13,000 foot Mountain -heroic feat even though it was by the other side, cut two thousand 2ft stairs into the mountain. The Aussie’s Last stand (and American) at Port Moresby, 9-17-1942 The Aussie boast Back across to the Owen Stanley Mountains Buna & Gona 1-21-1943 - Japanese set up defensive perimeter around these two villages in the style of the
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HIST 373 taught by Professor Lotchkin during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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