By Brian Cull ,Frederick Galea
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The Kokoda path is a part of Australian army folklore. in the course of July to September 1942 the japanese set in regards to the catch of Port Moresby through an overland crossing of the Owen Stanley diversity, and a touchdown in Milne Bay. To oppose a strength of 10,000 crack eastern troops at the Kokoda path, the Allies devoted one under-trained and poorly-equipped unit - the thirty ninth Battalion, later bolstered through Veterans of the twenty first Brigade, seventh department AIF.
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249 at Malta: Raf's Top-Scoring Fighter Squadron by Brian Cull ,Frederick Galea