Australians Involvment In WWII

  • The Announcement

    On all national and commercial stations on the Radio, Prime Minister Steve Menzies announced that Australia would be Involved in WWII.
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    Australians Involvment in WWII

  • The Entrance of the RAN

    In 1940 was used for the first time in WWII against the Italians.
  • Another Succesful Invasion

    Three divisions of British, Australian and New Zealand troops at the Aliakmon Line in the Vermion Mountains are defeated.
  • Succesful Invasion

    After little work since 1940, Australia and the Allies succesfully invade Syria.
  • The Bombing of Darwin

    The Japanese entered the war, and along with their many victories, they bombed Darwin.
  • The only ones left

    By the end of 1942, the only Australian troops left were in the RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force), RAF (Royal Air Force) or the 3rd Squadron
  • Capture Of Airstrip

    In operation "Hollandia" Usa, Australia and Allies capture the airstrips and supply bases of the Japanese army in northern New Guinea & West Irian Jaya, NEI, defeating the bulk of this army without further fighting.
  • Campaigns

    Australia had been fighting the Japanese on many campaigns, but was fighting them in Bourno when the World War II ended.
  • Signing Of Surrender

    German High Command authorised the signing of an unconditional surrender on all fronts: the war in Europe was over. The surrender was to take effect at midnight on 8–9 May 1945