24 Jul 1942

Australian Papua
  • Company B of Australian 39th Battalion ambushed 500 Japanese troops at Gorari Creek along the Kokoda Trail in Australian Papua; after killing 15, the company fell back two miles to Oivi. ww2dbase [New Guinea-Papua Campaign, Phase 2 | Oivi | CPC]

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