Australian Troops Land on Labuan Island, Malaysia; WWII; June 1945

"Soldiers from the Australian 2/43rd Battalion on board a landing vehicle tracked during the landing on Labuan Island on 10 June 1945."

The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Taken on 1945-06-10
Source Australian War Memorial
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Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10


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