Created by Tom Horn on 25 Aug 2010, Last Update on 25 Aug 2010

Porton Plantation - 8 Jun 1945

Australians troops land and create a small perimeter. Failure to bring heavy weapons and support elements ashore after a number of landing craft ran aground. Japanese responded quickly, surrounded the beachhead and forced the Australians to withdraw.

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Tags : Australia,Papua New Guinea,Japan,Land,Naval,Pacific,Combat

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