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#KYR: PNG - Military

Read about the Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) which provides land, air, and maritime defence services for their nation.

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#KYR: PNG - Diplomacy

As our closest neighbour, only 5km from from Australia's northern most controlled island, how much do you know about PNG?

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#KYR: PNG - Information

To know a country to is know its people. Check out this compilation of resources on PNG's culture, national psyche and much more.

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Military History

The Highest Honour #30 | Joseph Maxwell | Leslie Maygar

Joseph Maxwell VC, MC and Bar, DCM is believed to be the second most decorated soldier from WW1, while Leslie Maygar, affectionately known as a 'true fighting commander' always lead by example in...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #28 | John Leak | Alby Lowerson

In this edition we look a John Leak, a teamster who went on to be a VC recipient with incredible acts of bravery at Pozières. Alby Lowerson, a gold miner, captured twelve machine-guns and thirty...

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Military History

Smart Soldier - The Battle of Fire Support Base Coral

In this article from Smart Soldier edition 54 we look at The Battle of Fire Support Base Coral where 25 Australian heroes lost their lives.

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Military History

The Highest Honour #27 | Bede Kenny | Leonard Keysor

Both of these VC recipients were wounded multiple times which eventually led to being invalided back to Australia, but not before they undertook acts of the bravest kind, like throwing back bombs as...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #26 | Richard Kelliher | Edward Kenna

Both these gentlemen earnt their VC through exceptional bravery in the jungles of New Guinea.

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Military History

The Highest Honour #25 | William Joynt | Daniel Keighran

Not only should we be thankful for LTCOL Joynt's heroic efforts in Plateau Wood, he was also involved in the campaign to build Melbourne's magnificent Shrine of Remembrance. Daniel Keighran is a name...

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Military History

The Highest Honour #24 | Clarence Jeffries | Joergen Jensen

Clarence Jeffries organised and led a bombing party which eliminated obstacles and captured thirty-five prisoners and four machine-guns while Joergen Jensen eliminated a machine-gun crew and captured...

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