Over 30 Miles From Coast
Rec. 1.30. WASHINGTON, July 18,
Australian troops oushing inland from Seria Miri oilfields, Borneo, occupied Marudi, over 30 miles from the coast, states General MacArthur's communique. Patrols in Balik Papan sector recovered quantities of abandoned supplies and equipment. The naval bombardment of enemy installations near Balik Papan destroyed four barges and a number of gun emplacements. , . . * Heavy bombers, harassing the coastal areas in the Celebes, cratered Sidate runway and burned several warehouses on the Gulf of Bone.
other air and light surface units destroyed numerous enerrty, water craft in Western Halmaheras. Fiehters and bombers attacked air»r|e an Fighters al attacked Usa and Miyaaerodromes. . Heavy bombers industries S? SSSSS"an? ft fS a?dbuUdlngs on Tainan and Sway installations on the west coast.ois gouth chin a + «rrpcked five cargo vessels and coast wreck Candon indusSf are?and damaged railways in Indo-China. „
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PUSHING INLAND, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 169, 19 July 1945
PUSHING INLAND Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 169, 19 July 1945
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