Australians at war

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In History
  • Conscription introduced into Australia

    Conscription introduced into Australia
    Conscription was introduced to Australia. Males from the age of 12 to 24 were required to join the Army to serve for Australia in the World War II.
  • Australia declares on Germany

    Australia declares on Germany
    Australia declared war on Germany shortly after World War II began. Shortly after Germany's plan to invade Poland, many countries, including Australia, declared war on Germany.
  • Tobruk captured by the Allies

    Tobruk captured by the Allies
    Tobruk was sieged by its allies. It lasted for a full 241 days within the Western desert campaign of the World War 2.
  • Australia declares war on Japan

    Australia declares war on Japan
    Australia declared war on Japan an hour after the Japanese army had bombed hawaii.
  • Japanese aircraft bomb Darwin

    Japanese aircraft bomb Darwin
    The bombing of Darwin was the largest solo attack mounted by a foreign power against the Australians. 242 Japanese aircrafts attacked ships in Darwin. Darwin was lightly defender and a lot of damage was done to it.
  • Battle of El Alamein

    Battle of El Alamein
    The battle of El Alamein took place for over 23 days near the Egyption coastal city of El Alamein (obviously).The allies were victorious.
  • Australians recaptured Kokoda

    Australians recaptured Kokoda
    In the beginning of March, 1942 the Japanese had captured different bases in the Northern New Guinea, the Aussie forces had been trying to drive them out by November, 1942 the Australian troops had recaptured Kokoda.
  • 9th Division returns to Australia

    9th Division  returns to Australia
    9th Division returns to Australia was a division of the Australian Army that served during the World War II.
  • Australians captured Madang

    Australians captured Madang
    Australia captured Madang two years after the Japanese had captured Madang. The town had to be completely rebuilt after being captured by the Australian troops.
  • Australians captured Brunei

    Australians captured Brunei
    Australia captured Brunei.This event happened approximately 3 yearsa fter the Japanese had captured them.