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2/9th Armoured Regiment (Australia)

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The 2/9th Armoured Regiment was an armoured regiment of the Australian Army. [1]

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Armoured warfare

Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.

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Atherton Tableland

The Atherton Tableland is a fertile plateau which is part of the Great Dividing Range in Queensland, Australia.

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Australian Army

The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.

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Battle honour

A battle honour is an award of a right by a government or sovereign to a military unit to emblazon the name of a battle or operation on its flags ("colours"), uniforms or other accessories where ornamentation is possible.

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Battle of Labuan

The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Imperial Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945.

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Battle of North Borneo

The Battle of North Borneo took place during the Second World War between Allied and Japanese forces.

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Battle of Tarakan (1945)

The Battle of Tarakan was the first stage in the Borneo campaign of 1945.

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Borneo campaign (1945)

The Borneo campaign of 1945 was the last major Allied campaign in the South West Pacific Area during World War II.

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Dutch East Indies

The Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East-Indies; Nederlands(ch)-Indië; Hindia Belanda) was a Dutch colony consisting of what is now Indonesia.

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M3 Lee

The M3 Lee, officially Medium Tank, M3, was an American medium tank used during World War II.

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M3 Stuart

The M3 Stuart, officially Light Tank, M3, was an American light tank of World War II.

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Matilda II

The Infantry Tank Mark II, best known as the Matilda, was a British infantry tank of the Second World War.

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Military Cross

The Military Cross (MC) is the third-level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) other ranks of the British Armed Forces, and used to be awarded to officers of other Commonwealth countries.

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Military Medal

The Military Medal (MM) was a military decoration awarded to personnel of the British Army and other services, and formerly also to personnel of other Commonwealth countries, below commissioned rank, for bravery in battle on land.

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Morotai

Morotai Island (Pulau Morotai) is an island in the Halmahera group of eastern Indonesia's Maluku Islands (Moluccas).

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Narrabri

Narrabri is a town and seat of Narrabri Shire local government area in the North West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia on the Namoi River, northwest of Sydney.

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Puckapunyal

Puckapunyal (more formally the Puckapunyal Military Area, but also known as the Puckapunyal Camp or Puckapunyal Army Base, and colloquially as "Pucka") is an Australian Army training facility and base 10 km west of Seymour, in central Victoria, south-eastern Australia.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Singleton, New South Wales

Singleton is a town on the banks of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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Squadron (army)

A squadron was historically a cavalry subunit, a company sized military formation.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Universal Carrier

The Universal Carrier, also known as the Bren Gun Carrier from the light machine gun armament, is a common name describing a family of light armoured tracked vehicles built by Vickers-Armstrongs and other companies.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1st Armoured Division (Australia)

The 1st Armoured Division was an armoured formation of the Australian Army, raised in 1941 as part of the Second Australian Imperial Force (AIF) during World War II.

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24th Brigade (Australia)

The 24th Brigade was a brigade-sized infantry unit of the Australian Army.

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26th Brigade (Australia)

The Australian 26th Brigade was an Australian Army infantry brigade of World War II.

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2nd Armoured Brigade (Australia)

The 2nd Australian Armoured Brigade was a formation of the Australian Army during World War II.

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4th Armoured Brigade (Australia)

The 4th Armoured Brigade was an armoured formation of the Australian Army established during the Second World War.

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9th Division (Australia)

The 9th Division was a division of the Australian Army that served during World War II.

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9th Light Horse Regiment (Australia)

The 9th Light Horse Regiment was a mounted rifles regiment of the Australian Army during the First World War.

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2nd/9th Armoured Regiment.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2/9th_Armoured_Regiment_(Australia)

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