December 11, 2011, 4:02pm / 38
Dense jungles, like this one in which Australians are marching single file, cover about three-quarters of Malaya and lie between the Japanese and Singapore. The jungle is pitch black in spots and dotted with pill-boxes. The few roads of Malaya are minded as well, acting as a natural defense against the invading enemy forces (LIFE, 22 Dec 1941)
September 23, 2011, 1:00pm / 80
A squadron of Bren gun carriers, manned by the Australian Light Cavalry, rolling through the Egyptian desert in January of 1941 performing maneuvers in preparation for the Allied operations in North Africa.
August 13, 2011, 2:00pm / 32