This photo was taken by famous Australian War photographer Damien Parer. It is of  James Aloysius Canty on the Kokoda trail.

This photo was taken by famous Australian War photographer Damien Parer. It is of James Aloysius Canty on the Kokoda trail.

Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Track, New Guinea WWII.

Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Track, New Guinea WWII.

The Kokoda Track (Trail) Campaign was part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II and was critical to the defence of Australia. The battle was a series of fierce engagements fought between Japanese and Allied forces from July 1942 to January 1943. The Allied contingent consisted primarily of Australians who defended what was then the Australian Territory of Papua

The Kokoda Track (Trail) Campaign was part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II and was critical to the defence of Australia. The battle was a series of fierce engagements fought between Japanese and Allied forces from July 1942 to January 1943. The Allied contingent consisted primarily of Australians who defended what was then the Australian Territory of Papua

Private Bruce Steel Kingsbury was awarded the V.C. for gallantry while fighting the Japanese in Papua New Guinea.

Private Bruce Steel Kingsbury was awarded the V.C. for gallantry while fighting the Japanese in Papua New Guinea.

Private Bruce Steel Kingsbury was awarded the V.C. for gallantry while fighting the Japanese in Papua New Guinea.

Private Bruce Steel Kingsbury was awarded the V.C. for gallantry while fighting the Japanese in Papua New Guinea.

The Campaign in New Guinea, December 1942 - 1943: Australian soldiers advance along the coast toward Salamaua.

The Campaign in New Guinea, December 1942 - 1943: Australian soldiers advance along the coast toward Salamaua.

23 November 1942. Kokoda track. A Wounded Australian soldier being brought in by native bearers affectionately known as "Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels". [Photo: George Silk] [AWM 013641]

23 November 1942. Kokoda track. A Wounded Australian soldier being brought in by native bearers affectionately known as "Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels". [Photo: George Silk] [AWM 013641]

Australian machine gunners in action at Buna on 31 December 1942

Australian machine gunners in action at Buna on 31 December 1942


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Australian soldiers - Kokoda Trail

Australian soldiers - Kokoda Trail

Kokoda  Frozen in Time Gallery: Military Page 8

Kokoda Frozen in Time Gallery: Military Page 8

Stan Bisset

Stan Bisset

Men of D Company, 2/12th battalion fire on 25 Japanese. The pillbox was destroyed by the tanks. Photo taken by G Silk during fighting on 2 JAN 1943.

Men of D Company, 2/12th battalion fire on 25 Japanese. The pillbox was destroyed by the tanks. Photo taken by G Silk during fighting on 2 JAN 1943.

This Day in History - Drawing of Huggins Road Block on Sanananda road approaching Sanananda Point. A strategic block astride Japanese Lines of Communications where heavy fighting took place.The drawing was done on the spot with the Allies fiercely engaging the Japanese on the east side of the road. Scene at Huggins Road Block on the Sanananda Road during action, American soldiers in camp resting and washing, Australian platoon moving up for action, wounded carried by natives away from…

This Day in History - Drawing of Huggins Road Block on Sanananda road approaching Sanananda Point. A strategic block astride Japanese Lines of Communications where heavy fighting took place.The drawing was done on the spot with the Allies fiercely engaging the Japanese on the east side of the road. Scene at Huggins Road Block on the Sanananda Road during action, American soldiers in camp resting and washing, Australian platoon moving up for action, wounded carried by natives away from…

The Kokoda Track (Trail) Campaign was part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II and was critical to the defence of Australia. The battle was a series of fierce engagements fought between Japanese and Allied forces from July 1942 to January 1943. The Allied contingent consisted primarily of Australians who defended what was then the Australian Territory of Papua (now Papua New Guinea)

The Kokoda Track (Trail) Campaign was part of the Pacific Theatre of World War II and was critical to the defence of Australia. The battle was a series of fierce engagements fought between Japanese and Allied forces from July 1942 to January 1943. The Allied contingent consisted primarily of Australians who defended what was then the Australian Territory of Papua (now Papua New Guinea)

1942-11-19. New Guinea. Kokoda. Australians display a Japanese sword and bayonet.

1942-11-19. New Guinea. Kokoda. Australians display a Japanese sword and bayonet.

Australian soldiers resting while fighting the Japanese along the notorious Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, in WWII

Australian soldiers resting while fighting the Japanese along the notorious Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea, in WWII

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