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1. World War,
1939-1945 - Campaigns - ( New Guinea).
Trail (Papua New Guinea) -World War, 1939-1945 - Australia.
I. Bastiaan, Ross, 1951-
This book was
funded by the Parks Victoria Grants Program 1999-2000
The author would like to
thank The Australian War Memorial, Canberra, and Air New Guinea for
permission to publish some of the photographs in this book. The numbers
adjacent to the photographs from the collection of the Australian War
Memorial (AWM) refer to the negative number.
Maps drawn by Stuart Penny,
The Works-RMIT, Melbourne
Front Cover: An Australian patrol near Owers'
Corner pauses to view the daunting Owen Stanley Mountains and the start
of the Kokoda Trail. (AWM
Inside Back Cover: After the
battle near Kokoda Village the army unit mascot 'Curley' earns a tin of
bully beef after walking
the Kokoda Trail. (AWM
Frontage Page: Australian
troops moving forward through a destroyed and deserted village near
Brigade Hill. (AWM 27069)
Note: in this publication,
and on the Walk, the term Kokoda Trail is synonymous with Kokoda Track.
The difference in the use of terms 'track' and 'trail' has been long
debated, but either term that is adopted, matters little when weighed
against the significance of the events of 1942.