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Reinforced, the 9th Division joined the campaigns to push back the Japanese in the Pacific. When the campaign for the peninsula began in September 1943, Australians had considerable experience of jungle warfare against the Japanese. The Huon Peninsula was finally taken by Australian forces in March 1944. This book tells the story of those who fought against the Japanese along jungle tracks, battling against tropical disease, to continue the Allied advance across the Pacific. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs 'Australians in the Pacific War' series follows the events of several Pacific War campaigns throughout 1940-1945, covering details with clear insight and imagery easily understandable for all audiences.Soft cover, 54 pages.