West Pacific Area

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Royal Australian Survey Corps - History - Second World War
... inland from Albany to Geraldton and key strategic areas in Tasmania and around Darwin ... with various roles provided survey and mapping support to military operations in the South West Pacific Area theatre of the war including Northern ... Macarthur, Commander-in-Chief, South West Pacific Area wrote a letter of high commendation of Corps work to General Blamey, Commander, Allied land Forces, South West Pacific Area ...
Admiralty Islands Campaign - Background - Allied Plans
... among the Allied nations, in March 1942 the Pacific theatre was divided into the South West Pacific Area, under General Douglas MacArthur, and the Pacific Ocean Areas ... Rabaul fell within MacArthur's area but the initial operations in the southern Solomon Islands came under Nimitz ... At the Pacific Military Conference in March 1943, the Joint Chiefs of Staff approved the latest version of General MacArthur's Elkton plan for an advance ...

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    I am aware of the damp souls of housemaids
    Sprouting despondently at area gates.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    Every other evening around six o’clock he left home and dying dawn saw him hustling home around the lake where the challenging sun flung a flaming sword from east to west across the trembling water.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

    We, the lineal representatives of the successful enactors of one scene of slaughter after another, must, whatever more pacific virtues we may also possess, still carry about with us, ready at any moment to burst into flame, the smoldering and sinister traits of character by means of which they lived through so many massacres, harming others, but themselves unharmed.
    William James (1842–1910)