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.

Faria Valley, New Guinea, during WWII---Aussie soldiers making a fuss of Sandy, a military scout dog trained by the United States Dog Detachment for the Australian Army [public domain, Australian War Memorial] The K-9 Corps was created on 13 March 1942.

Faria Valley, New Guinea, during WWII---Aussie soldiers making a fuss of Sandy, a military scout dog trained by the United States Dog Detachment for the Australian Army [public domain, Australian War Memorial] The Corps was created on 13 March

Australian army WWII

Australian and New Zealand soldiers fought bravely for Queen and Country.

WWII Trench Art Necklace. New Guinea 1944. Australian Threepence Coin. Lucite.

Trench Art-Just found some Australian coins shaped like hearts in my late Father's possessions.they were paid in Australian coins during in the Pacific and made them into jewelry.

An awesome first person account of an Australian Soldier in Papua New Guinea during WWII. Should be required reading for ALL Australian school kids.

An awesome first person account of an Australian Soldier in Papua New Guinea during WWII. Should be required reading for ALL Australian school kids.

Chromed Australian WWII Collar Rising Sun mounted over Australia Shoulder Title  – Sweetheart.

Chromed Australian WWII Collar Rising Sun mounted over Australia Shoulder Title – Sweetheart.

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