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Attitudes to the war
Southern Cross
Southern Cross is the account of the New Guinea campaigns written by the Chief of Staff of the 18th Army, Lieutenant General YOSHIHARA Kane. The translation was done by Doris Heath and is held by the Research Centre of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra (book collection F 940.541352 T882).

Note: This translation is offered as is, without major editing or corrections to the original translation. Further, many of the place names appearing in the text were given to local areas by the Japanese, and have either ceased to be used or changed to other names.

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Southern Cross links
Southern Cross
1. Cornered
2. Buna area situation
3. Fighting near Buna
4. Army planning
5. New Guinea
6. Operation No.18
7. Wau campaign
8. 20th and 41st Divisions
9. Operation No.81
10. Lae-Salamaua
11. Enemy at Buso-Nadzab
12. Nakai Detachment
13. Natives-flora-fauna
14. Finschhafen
15. Nakano Group
16. Air and shipping
17. Madang to Wewak
18. Hollandia
19. Aitape
20. Ambush

Attitudes links
Australian Attitudes
Tamura diary
Southern Cross
Midget Submarine

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