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WW2 - Papua New Guinea

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The indigenous people of Papua New Guinea saved hundreds of wounded soldiers in WWII Rare Historical Photos, Angel Guide, Fuzzy Wuzzy, Anzac Day, Papua New Guinea, World War Two, Writing A Book, Troops, Wwii

The indigenous people of Papua New Guinea saved hundreds of wounded soldiers in WWII

The 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels' carried the wounded and sick through miles of treacherous jungle.

Elements of the Papuan Infantry Battalion, with an Australian sergeant along for the patrol, trudge through the high grass of the New Guinea jungle in July Ww2 History, Military History, War Of The Pacific, China, Papua New Guinea, Armed Forces, World War Two, Wwii, Vietnam

HANSA BAY, NEW GUINEA. 1944-07-08. NO. 5 PLATOON, A COMPANY, 1ST PAPUAN INFANTRY BATTALION, ...

SINGORKAI, NEW GUINEA. 1944-03-19. NATIVE SOLDIERS OF A PLATOON, C COMPANY, PAPUAN INFANTRY BATTALION UNLOADING FROM THE AM53 KAURI WITH A DETACHMENT OF SIGNALS AND CIPHER PERSONNEL, TOGETHER WITH ... Fuzzy Wuzzy, New Britain, Anzac Day, Extraordinary People, Military Police, Papua New Guinea, Armed Forces, World War Two, World Cultures

SINGORKAI, NEW GUINEA. 1944-03-19. NATIVE SOLDIERS OF A PLATOON, C COMPANY, PAPUAN INFANTRY ...

A native Papuan civilian receives militia training by Australian forces with the use of a Cartridge (Mk VII) Bren light machine gun during the Japanese occupation of Papua New Guinea. Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. Light Machine Gun, War Image, Story Of The World, Total War, History Books, Ww2 History, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam War, Military History

A Papuan Native receives basic guerilla training by Australian forces during the Japanese invasion of New Guinea, in case the Japanese invade his village, 15 July 1943 [1113x850px]

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New Guinea. Members of a Papuan Infantry Unit prior to a forward area patrol. Sergeant F. Wust of Eumundi, Qld, checks his patrol's weapons. West Papua, Ww2 History, Fuzzy Wuzzy, Anzac Day, Extraordinary People, Lest We Forget, Papua New Guinea, World War Two, World Cultures

New Guinea. Members of a Papuan Infantry Unit prior to a forward area patrol. Sergeant F. Wust of ...

Leslie “Bull” Allen, Australian Infantry Battalion, carrying a wounded American solider to safety during the Wau-Salamaua campaign of World War II. He would go on to save another 11 American soldiers that day facing sniper, machine gun and mortar fire Anzac Soldiers, Australian Defence Force, Vietnam War Photos, Vietnam Vets, History Online, American Soldiers, Military History, Military Humor, World War Two

Leslie "Bull" Allen, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion, carrying a wounded American solider to safety during the Wau-Salamaua campaign of World War II. He would go on to save another 11 American soldiers that day facing sniper, machine gun and the mortar

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Corporal Sala, Military Medal, of "A" Company, 1st Papuan Infantry Battalion, masters of jungle warfare, led by expert Australian Officers. Military Personnel, Military Weapons, Navy Air Force, Native American Pictures, Anzac Day, British Soldier, Fallen Heroes, Army & Navy, World History

KELANOA, NEW GUINEA. 1944-03-04. 480 CORPORAL SALA, MM, "A" COMPANY, 1ST PAPUAN INFANTRY ...

427 Sergeant Bengari, MM of A Company, Papuan Infantry Battalion, who has 104 Japanese to his credit and has been recommended for the DCM. Hansa Bay - Sepik River Area, New Guinea. Military History, Ww2 History, Extraordinary People, Lest We Forget, Armed Forces, World War Ii, Wwii, The Past, Army

427 Sergeant Bengari, MM of A Company, Papuan Infantry Battalion, who has 104 Japanese to his credit and has been recommended for the DCM. Hansa Bay - Sepik River Area, New Guinea. 5th Aug 1944

Troops of the New Guinea Infantry Battalion wade a small stream on their way to attack the village of Gisananbu, a Japanese position. Three Australians accompanying them at rear. Northwestern coast of New Guinea. Non Commissioned Officer, Fuzzy Wuzzy, Lest We Forget, Jehovah's Witnesses, Papua New Guinea, World War Two, Troops, Wwii, Coast

New Guinea. July 1945. Native troops of the New Guinea Infantry Battalion (NGIB) wade a small ...

The Kokoda track takes about 50 hours walking time. That is about two kilometres per hour. Anzac Soldiers, Family Weekend, Anzac Day, New Zealand Travel, Historical Maps, Papua New Guinea, Military History, Western Australia, Southeast Asia

The 96-kilometre Kokoda track takes about 50 hours walking time. That is about two kilometres per hour...