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Faria Valley, New Guinea, during WWII---Aussie soldiers making a fuss of Sandy, a military scout dog trained by the United States Dog Detachment for the Australian Army [public domain, Australian War Memorial] The K-9 Corps was created on 13 March 1942.

Faria Valley, New Guinea, during WWII---Aussie soldiers making a fuss of Sandy, a military scout dog trained by the United States Dog Detachment for the Australian Army [public domain, Australian War Memorial] The Corps was created on 13 March

November 1942. “Nurses in training. Babies’ Hospital, New York. A graduate nurse (right) watches student Susan Petty prepare a hypodermic for a patient. Strict adherence to doctors’ orders is something every probationer must learn.” Photo by Fritz Henle for the Office of War Information.

November "Nurses in training. Babies' Hospital, New York. A graduate nurse (right) watches student Susan Petty prepare a hypodermic for a patient. Strict adherence to doctors' orders is something every probationer must learn.

"Three Australian soldiers of the of the 2/14th Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force photographed after rescue. The three soldiers were cut off from the main body of Australian troops engaging the Imperial Japanese Army near Myola during the withdrawal across the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea. Kalikodobu (Karekodobu), Central Province, Papua New Guinea. October 1942."

Three Australian soldiers of the of the Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force photographed after rescue. The three soldiers were cut off from the main body of Australian troops.

The Great Emu War was an effort to cull scores of emus that were destroying Australian farmlands. The emus proved too elusive and hard to kill, so the operation was abandoned, to the great embarrassment of the Australian Military.

14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

The Great Emu War was an effort to cull scores of emus that were destroying Australian farmlands. The emus proved too elusive and hard to kill, so the operation was abandoned, to the great embarrassment of the Australian Military. - Proof emus are evil

Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Track, New Guinea WWII.

This week in our history: Infantry Battalion conducted a fighting withdrawal over the Kokoda Trail to stop the Japanese advance on Port Moresby.

Believed to hae been taken in northern France, probably c. 1916, this image is from Nurse Ripley's album - Unsung heros - World War 1 nurses | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Believed to hae been taken in northern France, probably c. this image is from Nurse Ripley's album - Unsung heros - World War 1 nurses.

Studio portrait of a member of the Australian Army Medical Women's Service, identified by the dedication (bottom left) as either May or Mary. The dedication reads in full 'To Florance, Claude, Liouse (sic) with all my love May'.

Studio portrait of a member of the Australian Army Medical Women's Service, identified by the dedication (bottom left) as either May or Mary. The dedication reads in full 'To Florance, Claude, Liouse (sic) with all my love May' ~

Henry Fonda - My Darling Clementine.

The 1946 film My Darling Clementine, regarded as one of the best Western movies made by Director John Ford, stars Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp during the period leading up to Gunfight at the OK Corral.

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