A Fuzzy Wuzzy Angel assists a wounded Australian soldier, Papua New Guinea, 1942.The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels was the name given by Australian troops to a group of Papua New Guinean people who, during WW2, assisted and escorted injured Australian troops down the Kokoda trail. Fuzzy-Wuzzy was a British 19th century term referring to the Hadendoa warriors of the Sudan and their elaborate butter-matted hairstyles. The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels were named for both their frizzy hair and helpful role.

A Fuzzy Wuzzy Angel assists a wounded Australian soldier, Papua New Guinea, 1942.The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels was the name given by Australian troops to a group of Papua New Guinean people who, during WW2, assisted and escorted injured Australian troops down the Kokoda trail. Fuzzy-Wuzzy was a British 19th century term referring to the Hadendoa warriors of the Sudan and their elaborate butter-matted hairstyles. The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels were named for both their frizzy hair and helpful role.

Young Militia soldiers of the 39th Battalion returning to back down the Kokoda Track to their base camp after a battle at Isurava. Their shoes sink deep in the ozzing mud on the hilly jungle track.

Young Militia soldiers of the 39th Battalion returning to back down the Kokoda Track to their base camp after a battle at Isurava. Their shoes sink deep in the ozzing mud on the hilly jungle track.

River crossings

River crossings

Tauhe Bende, Kokoda

Tauhe Bende, Kokoda

Love the kids on the track

Love the kids on the track

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