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

    Gallipoli may have given birth to the Anzac identity but the first generation of Anzacs were fighting for Empire and Mother England. At Kokoda, a new generation of Anzacs, although showing the same characteristics as their ancestors, achieved much more. As Keating said “The Australians who served here...

  7. 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...

  8. ANZAC

    firing lines. ANZAC CONTRIBUTIONS THROUGHOUT THE WARS • Anzacs have fought in WWI, WWII, Korean & Vietnam Wars, Iraq and Afghanistan. Afghanistan Kokoda Track in WWII Vietnam Korea Iraq WWII Devastation & Destruction Europe Darwin bombing Hiroshima Japan Women took care of the country while...

  9. Australian Soldiers Fighting on the Kokoda Trail During Ww2

    Why was it so difficult for the Australians to fight on the Kokoda Trail in 1942 during WW2? The battle of the Kokoda Trail occurred from July 1942 until January 1943 and is known as one of the most important battles of WW2. Located in Papua New Guinea, the Australian soldiers fought against the Japanese...

  10. 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...

  11. Courage, Mateship, Endurace, Sacrifice

    a somewhat advertisement, depicts the repetitious hardships, the ‘mosquito and leech-ridden rainforest’s and the mountainous terrain faced on the Kokoda Track but also the positive experience gained from the trek. Language techniques such as short sentences and paragraphs are used. They arouse interest...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...