New Guinea during World War II. Part 2

New Guinea had a very important strategic role in the Pacific Theatre of Operations during World War II. This big island provided locations for a large land, air and naval bases. It could have served the bridgehead for a possible Japanese invasion by Australia. Many fierce battles between Allies and Imperial Japan were fought in 1942-1945.

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