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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.

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Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Trail, 1942

Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Trail, 1942

A group of Australian soldiers seen on a level section of the Kokoda Trail during 1942.

Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Trail, 1942

Australian Soldiers on the Kokoda Trail, 1942

A group of Australian soldiers seen on a level section of the Kokoda Trail during 1942.

Kokoda Trail, New Guinea. 1944-04-12. A jeep of the 18th Australian Lines of Communication Area Signals negotiating a muddy area between Ilola and Owers' Corner. Jeeps traversed this section daily and were fitted with larger than standard tyres to cope with the terrain.
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Kokoda Trail, New Guinea. 1944-04-12. A jeep of the 18th Australian Lines of Communication Area ...

Kokoda Trail

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The remote Kokoda airfield high in the tropical jungles was the only airstrip for a hundred miles – the only way of getting troops in and out apart from a long trek.

The remote Kokoda airfield high in the tropical jungles was the only airstrip for a hundred miles – the only way of getting troops in and out apart from a long trek.

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.

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Soldiers returning to their base camp after a battle at Isurava. Their shoes sink deep in the mud on the hilly jungle track.

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