On Shaggy Ridge: The Australian 7th Division in the Ramu Valley

From Kaiapit to the Finisterre Ranges (The Australian Army History Series) by Phillip Bradley

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On Shaggy Ridge—The Australian Seventh Division in the Ramu Valley: From Kaiapit to the Finisterres. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press. ISBN Bradley, Phillip (b). "Assault on the Pimple". Australian War Memorial. ISSN Casey, Hugh J., ed (). Airfield and Base Development. Engineers of the Southwest Pacific. On Shaggy Ridge - The Australian Seventh Division in the Ramu Valley: From Kaiapit to the Finisterres. South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press. ISBN Brune, Peter () []. A Bastard of a Place: The Australians in Papua. Crows Nest, New South Wales: Allen & Unwin. ISBN Dickens, Gordon (). The 7th Division was an infantry division of the Australian was formed in February to serve in World War II, as part of the Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF). The division was raised on the British establishment of nine infantry battalions per division and consisted of two new brigades and three of the original 12 battalions of the 6th Division forming the third brigade. The Battle of the Shaggy Ridge was part of the Markham and Ramu Valley – Finisterre Range campaign, consisting of a number of actions fought by Australian and Japanese troops in Papua New Guinea in World War II. Following the Allied capture of Lae and Nadzab, the Australian 9th Division had been committed to a quick follow up action on the.

The 9th Division pursued the Japanese along the coast while the 7th Division waited on the other side of the Finisterre Range preparing to assault Shaggy Ridge thus enabling them to join up with the 9th Div at Bogadjim. The ridge was named after: SX Captain Robert (Shaggy Bob) Clampett who served in the Middle East, Australia, and New. The Finisterre Range campaign, also known as the Ramu Valley–Finisterre Range campaign, was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War l actions in the campaign are sometimes known collectively as the Battle of Shaggy Ridge.. The campaign began with an Allied offensive in the Ramu Valley, from 19 September , and concluded when Allied troops entered .   This assault, conducted by troops of 9 Pl, C Coy, 2/14 Bn is a classic infantry platoon attack. The 7th Division under MAJ GEN George Vasey was moving up the Ramu Valley with the 21st BDE under BRIG Ivan Dougherty moving up towards Shaggy Ridge. Shaggy Ridge is key terrain because of the observation back into the Ramu Valley and to the coast of.

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This particular volume looks at the campaign in the Ramu Valley, featuring Kaiapit and the epic capture of Shaggy Ridge. The main Australian unit was the 7th Division, whose battalions had been rebuilt following their decimation at Gona and Buna.

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This study details the dramatic but little-known story of the Ramu Valley campaign in New Guinea that culminated in the battle for Shaggy Ridge. Drawing on the vivid recollections of over veterans and the author's own journeys in the region, the book brings to life Japan's dogged defense of this razorback ridge and how they resisted the Autralians for over four months.

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This particular volume looks at the campaign in the Ramu Valley, featuring Kaiapit and the epic capture of Shaggy Ridge. The main Australian unit was the 7th Division, whose battalions had been rebuilt following their decimation at Gona and Buna.

Bradley also writes informatively of 4/5. Comments: The detailed history of the 7th Australian Division during World War 2 in the Ramu Valley in Papua New Guinea.

Now out of print and a really scarce book which is highly sought after. Shaggy Ridge is a six and a half kilometre long razor-backed ridge that is the highest feature in the Finisterre Mountains in north-eastern New Guinea.

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Drawing on the vivid recollections of over veterans and the author's own journeys in the region, the book brings to life Japan's dogged defense of this razorback ridge and how they resisted Author: Phillip Bradley. On Shaggy Ridge: The Australian Seventh Division in the Ramu Valley: From Kaiapit to the Finisterres by Phillip Bradley, Philip Bradley Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description This study details the dramatic but little-known story of the Ramu Valley campaign in New Guinea that culminated in the battle for.

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Previous owner’s name neatly written inside, else excellent. ISBN 0 19 1 / Australia’s free online research portal. Trove is a collaboration between the National Library of Australia and hundreds of Partner organisations around Australia. In Shaggy Ridge was the site of the main Japanese defensive position blocking access from the Ramu Valley to the track and road network that joined it with the north coast.

Operations by the 7th Australian Division in September and October had caused the Japanese to withdraw from the Ramu Valley and the lower features of the. The Battle of the Shaggy Ridge was part of the Markham and Ramu Valley – Finisterre Range campaign, consisting of a number of actions fought by Australian and Japanese troops in Papua New Guinea in World War ing the Allied capture of Lae and Nadzab, the Australian 9th Division had been committed to a quick follow up action on the Huon Peninsula in an effort to cut off the Location: Finisterre Range, Territory of New Guinea.

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Drawing on Free shipping over $ On Shaggy Ridge: The Australian 7th Division in the Ramu Valley: From Kaiapit to the Finisterre Ranges (The Australian Army History Series) To Salamaua Wau: Australian Light Horse: The Campaign in the Middle East, By Octoberthe Australian Army advance in the Ramu Valley, their next objective was to capture Shaggy Ridge the advance towards Bogadjim and Madang.

The advancing Australian Army 7th Division included the 21st Brigade and 25th Brigade that were later replaced by the 15th Bridge (Militia) and 18th Brigade.

The film unit flew with an Australian patrol into the Ramu Valley, and marched with it to Shaggy Ridge. The footage shows artillery bombardments and air attacks on the well-entrenched 78th Regiment, which had dug in around the major features of the six-and-a-half-kilometre-long ridgeline.

The Markham and Ramu Valley – Finisterre Range campaign, was a series of actions in the New Guinea campaign of World War campaign began with an Allied offensive in the Ramu Valley, from 19 Septemberand concluded when Allied troops entered Madang on 24 April During the campaign, Australian forces – supported by Australian and US aircraft – advanced through the.

Other books noted are Phillip Bradley, On Shaggy Ridge: The Australian Seventh Division in the Ramu Valley from Kaiapit to the Finisterres (Melbourne, ) for the quotes of Alex Miller-Randle and 'Bluey' Whitechurch; and David Horner, General Vasey's War (Melbourne, ) for Major General George Vasey's praise of his 7th Division.

The main advance was carried out by the 9th Division, which was sent east to attack Finschhafen at the tip of the Huon Peninsula.

At the same time the Australian 7th Division (General George Vasey) was sent west, to occupy the Markham Valley, which run inland from Lae, then cross over to the Ramu Valley, which runs west parallel to the coast.

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