Headquarters: a brief outline of the activities of headquarters of the third division and the 8th and 14th Brigades during their service in the Pacific
[Map showing Allied counter offensive, August 1942]
This map indicates the tactical position in the Pacific in August 1942 when the Allied counter offensive was beginning. Principal bases and shipping and air lines are shown by black triangles and the long arrows. Enemy bases are represented by white triangles. The darker mass indicates the extreme depth of Japanese penetration in the Pacific. In August 1942 the Third Division was returning from Fiji for reorganization.