Free Essays on Kokoda

  1. Kokoda Trail.

    Japanese forces, making an overland assault across the Owen Stanley Ranges and along the Kokoda Track. It was this overland assault for the capture of Port Moresby, which led to a fierce campaign on the Kokoda Trail. This battle signified an important event in Australia's history, because of the severe...

  2. History Empathy Task- Kokoda Track

    Kokoda Track- World War 2 Empathy Task This is an empathy task of a soldier named Jack Boland. He was a conscript soldier (choco) who was nineteen years old. He had no experience when he was conscripted to join the 11th Platoon of the 39th Battalion. The 39th Battalion existed as a unit for only 2O...

  3. The Kokoda Track Was One Of The Most Significant Battle Fields That Australian Soldiers Fought On Against The Japanese

    The Kokoda Track was one of the most significant battle fields that Australian soldiers fought on against the Japanese. In terms of casualties over 600 Australians were killed and 1680 wounded. The Japanese had the aim of claiming Port Moresby, planning to then bomb Queensland with the intentions of...

  4. World War Ii Revision

    attacked sydney harbour DARWIN: 19th of Feb, 1941 - Darwin was bombed direct hit on the post office 242 ppl died AUSTRALIAN IN NEW GUINEA • Kokoda Track: Owen Stanley Range • Port Moresby- 7th. Dec. 1941 • Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels (The local natives/aborigines) helped the Australian troops AMERICANS...

  5. The Kokoda Track

    Location: Crn. Deakin St and Rickard St - Mary St, Rhodes Event: Although the Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway was built to specifically commemorate the events of The Kokoda Trail, Papua New Guinea (July 1942 - January 1943), the Walkway also commemorates all those who served and died in the Papua-New...

  6. Kokoda Track Terrain

    Kokoda Track Terrain The Kokoda Trail or Track is a single-file foot thoroughfare that runs 96 kilometres overland — 60 kilometres in a straight line — through the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea. It was initially a series of interconnecting small trails used as a mail route to supply settlements...

  7. Kokoda vs Gallipoli

    By Eleanor Dugdale Is the Kokoda campaign more important in Australian history than Gallipoli? The Kokoda campaign and Gallipoli are both crucial parts of Australian history; however I believe that the Kokoda campaign was slightly more significant. Kokoda was arguably Australia's most significant...

  8. Australian History

    of Tobruk Middle East Campaign (Libya to El Alamein) • Prisoners of War - Changi , Sandakan, Burma Railway - Fall of Singapore (Pacific War) • Kokoda Trail New Guinea Campaign • Battle of the Coral Sea • Invasion of Australia (Darwin, Sydney Harbour etc) 3. How did Australia’s relationship...

  9. Kokoda Trail

    causes of the campaign? 2-What are the key events of the Kokoda Trail campaign? 3-Who were the people involved? 4-What was the nature of the campaign? 5- what was the significance and impact of the Kokoda campaign? In 1942, began the Kokoda campaign, which last four months. Despite its short duration...

  10. Kokoda

    Gallipoli was a defeat, and Kokoda was a victory. Gallipoli was fought on the other side of the world, while Kokoda was fought on what was then Australian territory. Yet it is still Gallipoli rather than Kokoda which has caught the Australian popular imagination. In 1981, one of Australia’s leading film...

  11. war in australia

    Australia’s involvement in Kokoda. The Kokoda track Campaign is worthy of commemorating as Australia for the first time during the Second World War was in danger of being invaded. As Australia was aiding Great Britain in Europe Australia had no good soldiers to send to Kokoda so the only soldiers left...

  12. Australian Experiences on the Kokoda Track

    Australian Experiences at the Kokoda Track Kokoda Track, one of the most vital battles in World War II, was the last defense against invasion of Australia by the Japanese. The soldiers who fought on the Kokoda Track had to experience some of the most severe climate and terrain of WWII. They were...

  13. To what extent is the ANZAC spirit relevant to life in Australia today? What can it teach us about the Australia we want for the future?

    ANZACs had to take pride in their own nation and terminate their heavy support in Britain’s wars so that they can focus on fighting the Japanese in Kokoda and prevent them from reaching Australian soil. This strengthened the connection between Australia’s national identity and the ANZAC spirit as the...

  14. Should Kokoda Replace Gallipoli as the Focus for Australia's Commemoration of War? - Disagree

    Do You Think Kokoda Should Replace Gallipoli at the Focus for Australia’s Commemoration of War? ANZAC day is the day on which the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli in 1915 is annually commemorated. There were many soldiers that were killed and injured at Kokoda, but many, many more at Gallipoli. There is...