|Belligerents||Japan vs Australia|
|Game Type|| Conquest|
|Flags|| Musita Island|
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In the final battle involving Allied troops in 1942, the Allies attacked the Japanese beachheads in Buna, northern Papua. The Allies expected that this battle would be won easily, as it seemed that the Japanese had lost most of their forces in Papua, in the previous long battles along the Kokoda Track. Under Operation Lilliput (as the plan was called) Allied Command using the Australian 3rd Inf Battalion as part of a two prong attack plan, Hoped for an early victory.