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The Aitape–Wewak campaign was one of the final campaigns of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.
Australia in the War of 1939–1945 is a 22-volume official history series covering Australian involvement in the Second World War.
Armoured units made a relatively small, but important, contribution to Australia’s war effort during World War II.
The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.
The Battle of Balikpapan was the concluding stage of Operation Oboe.
The Battle of Buna–Gona was part of the New Guinea campaign in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
The Battle of North Borneo took place during the Second World War between Allied and Japanese forces.
The Battle of Tarakan was the first stage in the Borneo campaign of 1945.
The Borneo campaign of 1945 was the last major Allied campaign in the South West Pacific Area during World War II.
The Bougainville Campaign was a series of land and naval battles of the Pacific campaign of World War II between Allied forces and the Empire of Japan.
Bougainville Island is the main island of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville of Papua New Guinea.
The British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) was the joint Australian, British, Indian and New Zealand military forces in occupied Japan, from 21 February 1946 until the end of occupation in 1952.
Caboolture is a town and suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Tank, Infantry, Mk IV (A22) Churchill was a British heavy infantry tank used in the Second World War, best known for its heavy armour, large longitudinal chassis with all-around tracks with multiple bogies, its ability to climb steep slopes, and its use as the basis of many specialist vehicles.
Combined arms is an approach to warfare which seeks to integrate different combat arms of a military to achieve mutually complementary effects (for example, using infantry and armor in an urban environment, where one supports the other, or both support each other).
The Cromwell tank, officially Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M), was one of the series of cruiser tanks fielded by Britain in the Second World War.
Major General Sir Denzil Macarthur-Onslow, (5 March 1904 – 30 November 1984) was an Australian Army officer, businessman and grazier.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
The HQ of the First Australian Army of World War II was formed at Toowoomba on 15 April 1942 from the former HQ 1 Aust CORPS (AIF).
The Huon Peninsula campaign was a series of battles fought in north-eastern Papua New Guinea in 1943–1944 during the Second World War.
The Australian II Corps was an Australian Army corps.
Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese) is an island of Indonesia.
The Landing at Lae was an amphibious landing to the east of Lae and then the subsequent advance on the town during the Salamaua–Lae campaign of World War II.
The Landing Vehicle, Tracked (LVT) is an amphibious warfare vehicle and amphibious landing craft, introduced by the United States Navy.
The M3 Lee, officially Medium Tank, M3, was an American medium tank used during World War II.
The M3 Stuart, officially Light Tank, M3, was an American light tank of World War II.
The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II.
Madang (old German name: Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen) is the capital of Madang Province and is a town with a population of 27,420 (in 2005) on the north coast of Papua New Guinea.
The Infantry Tank Mark II, best known as the Matilda, was a British infantry tank of the Second World War.
Nerang is a town and a suburb in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
The New Guinea campaign of the Pacific War lasted from January 1942 until the end of the war in August 1945.
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.
A regiment is a military unit.
Singleton is a town on the banks of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia.
South West Pacific Area (SWPA) was the name given to the Allied supreme military command in the South West Pacific Theatre of World War II.
Southport is a suburb and the central business district near the midpoint of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and has one of the city's largest communities.
A squadron was historically a cavalry subunit, a company sized military formation.
The Australian Army has used tanks from after the First World War, through the interwar period, the Second World War, the Cold War and to the present day.
A troop is a military sub-subunit, originally a small formation of cavalry, subordinate to a squadron.
The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.
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.
The 1st Australian Armoured Brigade was a formation of the Australian Army during World War II.
The Australian 1st Armoured Car Squadron was an Australian Army unit formed as part of Australia's contribution to the occupation of Japan.
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.
1st Armoured Regiment is an armoured regiment of the Australian Army and is the senior regiment of the Royal Australian Armoured Corps.
The 1st Royal New South Wales Lancers was an Australian Army light cavalry (reconnaissance) regiment.
The 2/4th Armoured Regiment was an armoured regiment of the Australian Army, which served during World War II.
The 2/5th Armoured Regiment was an armoured regiment of the Australian Army.
The 2/6th Armoured Regiment was an armoured regiment of the Australian Army that served during World War II.
The 2/9th Armoured Regiment was an armoured regiment of the Australian Army.
The Australian 26th Brigade was an Australian Army infantry brigade of World War II.
The Australian 2nd Armoured Division was established on 21 February 1942 by redesignating and reorganising the 2nd Motor Division (which was previously the 2nd Cavalry Division).
The Australian 3rd Armoured Division was an armoured unit of the Australian Army that was established on 15 November 1942 by redesignating the 1st Motor Division (which was previously the 1st Cavalry Division).
The 3rd Army Tank Brigade was an armoured brigade of the Australian Army during the Second World War.
The 6th Australian Armoured Brigade was a formation of the Australian Army during World War II.
The 6th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army.
The 7th Division was an infantry division of the Australian Army.
The 9th Division was a division of the Australian Army that served during World War II.