Episode 5 – The August Push

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Australian War history podcast. In this episode, we discuss the August push by the Japanese that came close to wiping the Australian Force out.

The Japanese commanders were getting frustrated with the Australian gorilla-style tactics, which Brigadier Potts was using so successfully. The Japanese were hungry to bring the fight to the Australian troops’ doorstep. 

Some of the books we use to cross-check facts:

All the Bull’s Men

A History of the 2nd Independent Company and 2/2 Commando Squadron

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