How was Australia involved in World War 2?
We fought on the British and American side in Europe against the Germans and Italians. as well as in Asia against the Japanese
Australia was involved for three years. Australia was involved in the Korean War because of 3 main reasons; 1. Most Australians feared the 'Domino Effect' and so thought that they'd better stop communism in Korean, rather than wait for it to work it's way down under. 2. Australia felt obliged to fight with America, who was also involved in the Korean War. 3. They wanted to show 'support' for the United Nations.
Yes, Australia was a major contributor to the Allied effort in World War II; Australian troops fought in North Africa, Europe, and in the Pacific. About 41,200 Australians died in World War II. (About 1 man for every 200 Australians at that time) At one point there was serious danger that the Japanese would invade Australia. In particular the city of Darwin was heavily bombed by Japanese aircraft.
The war was World War 2. Australia was involved because Papua New Guinea was a territory of Australia, and it had the responsibility to defend it. A small Japanese force moved from New Guinea towards Port Moresby and an Australian force moved north to oppose it at Kokoda, then fighting a defensive withdrawal to Iorabaiwa, then being reinforced and driving the Japanese back again through Kokoda to pin them against the north coast.