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dalford
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New Hebrides Islands: Military Postal History of the United States Forces, 1942-1946, Stanley C. Jersey (1994)
2016-01-05 14:15
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jcrompton
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icondalford:
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New Hebrides Islands: Military Postal History of the United States Forces, 1942-1946, Stanley C. Jersey (1994)
speaking of military items FPO 941 42nd Royal Marines served May 30 1980 until early Sept 1980 can any member verify details and exact date of departure?.
2020-02-17 12:55
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calbert
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According to the memories of Colonel B. L. Carter in "Tufala Gavman" (Page 136), the Papua New Guineans arrived in Santo to take over from the Anglo-French force on 18 August 1980. The departure was "a few days later" (page 137).
2020-03-15 07:51
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rklinger
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All sources I found say 19 August was the day of the departure. See W. David McIntyre "Winding up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands" page 255: "...as the British and French troops left on 19 August 1980 ......."
2020-03-15 13:40
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