1.1 World War II
2 See also 3 Gallery 4 References
Luis Vaez de Torres
World War II
Australian troops at Milne Bay, 1 October 1942
During World War II, the area was the site of the Battle of Milne Bay
in 1942 and by late 1943 it became the major support base for the New
Guinea campaign through the development of
Battle of Buna–Gona Milne Force Operation Lilliput
Treehouse, in 1884-1885
Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Milne Bay.
^ James, Karl. "General Clowes of Milne Bay". Retrieved 4 September 2012. ^ Royal Geographical Society. Supplementary Papers. 1886. p 270 ^ Hydrographic Map of Papua or New Guinea Sheet 7, Southeast coast, Orangerie Bay to Bramble Haven, 1852-1888 ^ Leighton, Coakley & 1955-68, pp. 450—451, v.2. ^ Condon-Rall 1998, p. 137. ^ Basilisk Island Pacific Wrecks
Condon-Rall, Mary Ellen; Cowdrey, Albert E. (1998). The Technical Services—The Medical Department: Medical Service In The War Against Japan. United States Army In World War II. Washington, DC: Center Of Military History, United States Army. LCCN 97022644. Leighton, Richard M; Coakley, Robert W (1999). The War Department — Global Logistics And Strategy 1943–1945. United States Army In World War II. 2. Washington, DC: Center Of Military History, United States Army. LCCN 55060001.
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