Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Track, New Guinea WWII.

This week in our history: Infantry Battalion conducted a fighting withdrawal over the Kokoda Trail to stop the Japanese advance on Port Moresby.

23 November 1942. Kokoda track. Wounded being brought in by native bearers. [Photo: George Silk] [AWM 013641]

A Wounded Australian soldier being brought in by native bearers affectionately known as "Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels".

Known as one of the world’s most spectacular and challenging treks, the Kokoda Track traverses the rugged Owen Stanley Ranges in Papua New Guinea. Find out more here - http://www.papuanewguinea.travel/trekking

Known as one of the world’s most spectacular and challenging treks, the Kokoda Track traverses the rugged Owen Stanley Ranges in Papua New Guinea.

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