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Today in World War II History—July 21, 1942

75 Years Ago—July 21, 1942: Japanese invade Papua New Guinea at Buna and Gona, push south toward Port Moresby.

Aerial reconnaissance photo of Buna-Gona area after Japanese landings, 31 July 1942 (Australian War Memorial)

Aerial reconnaissance photo of Buna-Gona area after Japanese landings, 31 July 1942 (Australian War Memorial)