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Special War Studies Seminar: 75th Anniversary of the battle for Milne Bay

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Campbell, ACT 2612

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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.

Guest speaker: Emeritus Professor David Horner

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

Please join us for light refreshments after the lecture

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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