Operation Platypus was an operation by Australian military forces during the Borneo Campaign in World War Two. It involved troops from Z Special Unit being inserted into the Balikpapan area. It's purpose was to gather information and organise locals for resistance against the Japanese.
- Feuer 2005, p. 109.
- "SRD operations in Borneo, Indonesia: PLATYPUS and others". nationalarchives.gov.uk. http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/C234351. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
- Feuer, A.B. (2005). Australian Commandos: Their Secret War Against the Japanese in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books. ISBN 9780811732949. https://books.google.com.au/books?id=sw--Ujt09cwC&pg=PA109&lpg=PA109&dq=platypus+borneo+war&source=bl&ots=-tr7d8qtAA&sig=FV6a7TltsZX5eyRjC62-KxJFUbQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CEoQ6AEwCWoVChMIwqy7gd-QyAIVBRumCh3xDAv6#v=onepage&q=platypus%20borneo%20war&f=false.
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