Free Essays on Kokoda

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Overall Experience of Australian Soldiers at Kokoda

    Australian Soldiers at Kokoda The New Guinea Campaign was significant for both Australians and Japanese. The Japanese had successfully launched attacks on Singapore and they decided to take over Port Moresby for further expansion of its territory. The conditions on the Kokoda trail were tough and difficult...

  4. 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...

  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. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. The Kokoda Track

    The Kokoda Track was one of the most strategic and important locations for Australia during the war. Australia’s future depended on it. From early March 1942, after Japan had captured their new base in Rabul, New Britain, the Japanese had an idea to extend their territory and increase their chances...

  9. Battle of Midway

    Why was the Battle of Midway a turning point for the war in the Pacific? In: World War 2 [Edit categories] Kokoda - One Of World'swww.KokodaSpirit.com Great Adventures. Don't Miss The Experience of A Lifetime. Book Now! Ads [Improve] The simple fact that the US emerged as victor from the battle...

  10. 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...

  11. Event Research on the Gold Coast Airport Marathon

    marathon races in the world. It has been a successfully run event for 35 years and this will continue into the future. A competitor event is the Kokoda Challenge which is held within the same month as the marathon and is located on the Gold Coast. The course is approximately double the length and it...

  12. World War Ii and Kokoda- Political- Australia

    highlighted many tensions within Australian society. Think about short and long term impact both socially and politically. Things to consider- Kokoda- Political- Australia looking to US- why? What did this lead to? Social- Impact of this type of fighting on the soldiers and what they were like when...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...