13 Sepember 1942

Australians reinforced at Ioribaiwa and keep Japanese guessing by patrolling heavily. Australian patrols take heavy toll of Japanese, who, by now, are in weakened state because of lack of food supplies. Japs also struggling to move forward ammunition and are hampered by their wounded, which they have brought forward with them in anticipation of treating them in Moresby once they have reached their goal.