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Battle of Milne Bay
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Go Search. More books by Michael Veitch. Left loading Some reinforcements swelled their ranks for the final assault. But the waiting Allied troops, with mortar, artillery, machine guns and manpower overwhelmed the Japanese.
- Battle of Milne Bay, 25 August-7 September .
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Despite several surges the Japanese could not break through and on 31 August withdrew with the Australian forces in pursuit. Some retreating Japanese escaped to waiting Imperial Japanese Navy cruisers while many more attempted to cross the island to reach Japans base at Buna.
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More than half were killed in the assault or as they attempted to reach Japanese lines. Australia lost men and America Remember Milne bay with this exclusive Limited Edition Medallion.
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