New Guinea during World War II. Part 1

New Guinea became involved in Wolrd War II in 1942. In January 1942, the Japan Empire invaded the Australian-controlled territtories of New Guinea Mandate. In March they attacked Papua and Western New Guinea, administered by Netherlands. The New Guinea Campaign lasted until August 1945. Allied forced eliberated firstly Papua, then the Mandate and finally the Dutch colony.

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign

The New Guinea Campaign