Finisterre Range Campaign

Finisterre Range Campaign

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Finisterre Range campaign, also known as the Ramu Valley-Finisterre Range campaign, was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War II. Several actions in the campaign are sometimes known collectively as the Battle of Shaggy Ridge.The campaign began with an Allied offensive in the Ramu Valley, from 19 September 1943, and concluded when Allied troops entered Madang on 24 April 1944. During the campaign, Australian and U.S. forces assaulted Japanese positions in the Finisterre Range of New Guinea.The central geographical and strategic feature of the campaign was the imposing Shaggy Ridge, running north-south in the Finisterres.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135669214
  • 9786135669213