::Sparrow Force


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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} {{#invoke:Infobox military conflict|main}} Sparrow Force was a detachment based on the 2/40th Australian Infantry Battalion and other British and Australian 8th Division units during World War II. The force was formed to defend the island of Timor from invasion by the Empire of Japan. It formed the main part of the Allied units in the Battle of Timor.

Sparrow Force sections
Intro  Background  Composition  Battle  Captivity  Aftermath  Equipment  Gallery  Decorations  Notes  References  External links  

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