Save The Date: 75th Anniversary of the battle for Milne Bay

NEW GUINEA, MILNE BAY, 1943-04-20. AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE COASTAL STRIP WHERE THE MILNE BAY BATTLE WAS FOUGHT, SHOWING THE AIR STRIP WHERE HEAVY FIGHTING TOOK PLACE - https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/014700/

Event details

SDSC War Studies Seminar

Date & time

Thursday 31 August 2017
6pm–7pm

Venue

Australian War Memorial
ANU Canberra

Speaker

Emeritus Professor David Horner

Contacts

Bell School

A special War Studies Seminar remembering the 75th Anniversary of the battle for Milne Bay. This special seminar coincides with the death of Private Clark Davis Ivins, who was fatally wounded at the Battle of Milne Bay. Private Ivins was cut down by Japanese sniper fire during the Australian counterattack in the early hours of 31 August 1942.

For information about the Clark Davis Ivins Endowment please go to the link http://sdsc.bellschool.anu.edu.au/giving/clark-davis-ivins-endowment

Further details for this seminar will be posted closer to the date.

Image: New Guinea, Milne Bay, 1943-04-20. Aerial photograph of the coastal strip where the Milne Bay Battle was fought, showing the air strip where heavy fighting took place.

Image source: https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/014700/

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