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Reference no. AAG 0161

Naval Battles & Operations

Remembering the Battle of Kolombangara.

Seventy-seven years ago on the morning of July 12, a large Japanese force was spotted heading towards the islands of Kolombangara and New Georgia in the Solomon Islands; they were to make an indelible mark on New Zealand naval history.

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