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Russell Clark, First aid near Savelse River, Mono Island, c.1944

Ref: AAAC 898 NCWA 59

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The dense jungle on Mono Island provided many places, caves, and creeper covered cliffs for the enemy to hide. Patrols began to sweep the island, routing out nests of Japanese who had taken refuge in the interior, a slow and dangerous task which took days to accomplish.

Watercolour, 411 x 508mm
Solomon Islands, Pacific Campaign

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