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ANZAC MEMORIAL

Hyde Park, South
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Locked Bag 53
Darlinghurst NSW 1300

Telephone: 02 9267 7668 or 02 8262 2900
Fax: 02 9264 2039
Email: manager@anzacmemorial.nsw.gov.au
Media Enquiries: media@dpc.nsw.gov.au

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The Anzac Memorial Building ABN: 26 397 403 816

On this day
29 June

1942 — SALAMAUA , a New Guinea village defended by 300 Japanese troops, was attacked by 70 men of the 2/5th Independent Company and the New Guinea Volunteer Rifles. They killed over 100 Japanese and caused large-scale destruction of airfield facilities, including the radio station and a supply dump. Three Australians were slightly wounded.

1950 — Australia became one of the first countries to commit Navy, Army, and Air Force units to the UN Command for service in Korea