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The Anzac Memorial
1918 — A Sopwith plane was successfully launched from HMAS AUSTRALIA
1942 — LAE and SALAMAUA were occupied by the Japanese, providing defensive depth for their important air and sea bases at Rabaul
1945 — Australian forces, including 15 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force and 2/10 Cavalry Commando Squadron, began the Battle of MAPRIK, New Guinea
1968 — Operation PINAROO, involving troops from 2 RAR and 3 RAR began the LONG HAI hills, Vietnam