6 edition of On shaggy ridge found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-271).
|LC Classifications||D767.813 .B73 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 284 p. :|
|Number of Pages||284|
|LC Control Number||2004478030|
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. The ridge rises between the valleys of the Mene and Faria Rivers and ends at Kankiryo Saddle - a bridge of land separating the Faria Valley from the Mindjim River Valley. HISTORY OF SHAGGY RIDGE. - Not a Conquering Hero: the Siege of Tobruk, the Battles of Milne Bay, Buna, Shaggy Ridge Semi-unit History by Rolleston, Frank.
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4/5(1). The ridge was named after an Australian soldier, Captain Robert "Shaggy Bob" Clampett, commander of "A" Company, 2/27th Infantry Battalion, the On shaggy ridge book Allied ground unit to reconnoitre the area during World War II. Shaggy Ridge was the site of several battles during the Finisterre Range campaign of –Coordinates: 5°′S °′E /.
On the right of the assault, early on 20 January, the 2/10th began its advance up Sprogg's Spur, to the east of Shaggy Ridge, in the first phase, pushing towards Cam's Saddle, which ran south-west towards Faria Ridge; they were supported by air strikes along the ridges from the Protheros to Shaggy vega-books.comon: Finisterre Range, Territory of New Guinea.
Shaggy Ridge is almost won and ahead lies Kankiryo Saddle and the enemy's last stand on Crater Hill. You don't know these are coming.
This is today and you know only what the battle for Shaggy Ridge has been That night you sleep where the Japs have slept, and the hours of dark are quiet. Without neglecting the key strategy and command issues, the book has been written from the soldier's viewpoint allowing the author to take readers on an unforgettable journey to the front line.
Those who were there will never forget Shaggy Ridge, and now those who have only heard the name can learn the reasons why this campaign was so important. Aug 19, · On Shaggy Ridge book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This study details the dramatic but little-known story of the Ramu /5(4).
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 vega-books.coming 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.
Description. Fully titled On Shaggy Ridge: The Australian 7th Division in the Ramu Valley Campaign; From Kaiapat to the Finisterre Ranges by Phillip Bradley.
This is a scarce and highly sought after hardcover copy (Oxford, – reprint) in very good condition. Previous owner’s name neatly written inside, else excellent. Book Reviews Main Menu: On Shaggy Ridge The Australian Seventh Division In the Ramu Valley Campaign From Kaiapit to the Finisterre Range "On Shaggy Ridge" tells the story of one of the most remarkable campaigns in Australian military history.
This latest volume in The Australian Army History series details the dramatic but little known story of. Shaggy Ridge was the higher ground, falling to the Northt foot of Shaggy Ridge was the Japanese lifeline, the Japanese had established a supply route, a well engineered road from the North, Bogadjim/Madang to Lae, Shaggy Ridge towered over this lifeline.
Author, Researcher & Traveler. On Shaggy Ridge details the dramatic but little known story of the Ramu Valley campaign in New Guinea. The book follows the Australian Seventh Division from the pivotal battle at Kaiapit through to the final assault on Shaggy Ridge.
As if defending the ramparts of a medieval fortress, the Japanese. This book, then, joins others in the Army History series (and some published under other aegis, such as Peter Stanley’s book on Tarakan, and Peter Brune’s works on the Papuan Campaign) that provide an important service by bringing Australia’s military history to the general reader.
Ironically, after returning from Shaggy Ridge he died. On Shaggy Ridge: The Australian Seventh Division in the Ramu Valley: From Kaiapit to the Finisterre Ranges. The most Detailed book ever written about the Battle fought by Australian 9th 10th 12th 14th 16th Battalions during the Ramu Valley campaign in New Guinea from the pivotal battle at Kaiapit through to the final assault on Shaggy.
The Australian attack on Shaggy Ridge was methodical with air and artillery support. However, to ultimately defeat the Japanese forces it required infantry to scale the mighty slopes and feeder ridges of Shaggy Ridge and one at a time locate and destroy the enemy bunkers and positions.
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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. The Shaggy Ridge theatre of war in PNG, along with the allied landing at Finschafen is the second part of the Kokoda campaign.
It strikes a responsive chord with many Australians, since it is recognised and appreciated that many men fought a bitter conflict there during WWII. If you have already experienced the history and challenge of the Kokoda campaign this adventure is a must for you.
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From Kaiapit to the Finisterre Ranges (The Australian Army History Series) book reviews & author details and 4/5(1). Jul 11, · Phillip Bradley's new book can be seen as a companion piece.
Shaggy Ridge was the main obstacle to the 7th Australian Division's advance over the Finisterre Mountains, and the struggle for it has long been a legend in the Australian Army.
Now the full story is available in a single volume, and it is a fascinating story indeed. The battle of Shaggy Ridge (10 October January ) saw Australians troops slowly force the Japanese off a narrow mountain ridge that dominated a key route across the Finisterre Mountains of New vega-books.com fighting often took place on the very top of the ridge itself, on a one man wide front, with steep slopes or cliffs on both sides and the Japanese dug in on a series of rocky outcrops.
Oct 20, · Axis History Forum. Im hoping to someday visit Shaggy Ridge and other areas of PNG to see where my grandfather served. i posted some of his pics from New Guinea a while back,and a member found out that my grandfather fell down Shaggy Ridge and spent a night in a creek bed.
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