Australians capture Sattelberg [27 November 1943]

Australians capture Sattelberg From a “Mail” War Correspondent Somewhere in Australia. — Australian troops yesterday fought their way up the final slopes of a 2,500-ft. ridge, and captured Sattelberg, the main Japanese base in the Cape Huon Peninsula area of New Guinea. The last attack was made in daylight and before nightfall the Japs had […]

MacArthur’s report [27 November 1943]

[Editor: A report from General Douglas MacArthur, who held the position of Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in the Southwest Pacific Area, overseeing US, Australian, and other Allied forces.] MacArthur’s report The communique today says: — NORTH-EAST SECTOR NEW IRELAND— Kavieng Area: Our night reconnaissance units scored two direct hits on an enemy cruiser, causing […]

Australianism urged [28 July 1943]

Australianism urged “The Parliamentary foundation in this country should rest on an Australian basis,” said the Minister for Supply and Shipping, Mr. Beasley, last night. “Men instilled to the finger-tips with the Australian outlook are badly needed not only in Parliament, but in all walks of life.” He was speaking at a complimentary dinner to […]