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  • Australian soldiers serving in New Guinea

    A local man preparing a refreshing coconut drink for Australian soldiers serving in New Guinea, 1944.

    Date: c. 1944
    Courtesy: Merv Kay
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  • Lae markets

    Local at the Lae markets, New Guinea, circa 1945.

    Date: c. 1945
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Lae markets

    Locals at the Lae markets, New Guinea, circa 1945.

    Date: c. 1945
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Lae markets 1945

    Lae markets, New Guinea, circa 1945.

    Date: c. 1945
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Lae village cemetery

    A village cemetery in Lae, New Guinea, circa 1945.

    Date: c. 1945
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Lae villagers

    Lae villagers in New Guinea, circa 1945.

    Date: 1945
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Lae villagers

    An Aussie soldier in the background on the right, chatting with Lae villagers, circa 1945.

    Date: c. 1945
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Lae War cemetery

    War Cemetery in Lae, New Guinea, circa 1946.

    Date: c. 1946
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Lae War Cemetery

    War Cemetery, Lae, New Guinea, circa 1946.

    Date: c. 1946
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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  • Melanah Beach, New Guinea

    Melanah Beach, New Guinea, in the background is a bombed warship, circa 1945.

    Date: c. 1945
    Courtesy: Bill and Grace Best
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