The history of Wagga Wagga details the growth of the city from a small crossing on the Murrumbidgee River to the largest city and regional centre of the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia.
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... The outbreak of World War II saw Wagga Wagga become a key centre in the defence of Australia ... at Kapooka in 1942 and one year later there were 8,000 troops in training there with Wagga taking on the characteristics of a garrison town ... A native of Wagga Wagga, Sir Thomas Blamey, became Australia's highest-ranking officer during the war ...
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