Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Sep

5

1942

Japanese defeated at Milne Bay

Milne Bay: Australian Troops plough through mud at
Milne Bay shortly after the unsuccessful Japanese invasion attempt. (AWM 013335)

He returned to his section for more grenades and again advanced and silenced the second post. Armed with a Thomson submachine-gun, he then attacked the third post, firing from the hip as he went forward. He was seen to be badly hit by the fire from this post, but he continued to advance.