An oral history collection recording the memories and stories of Papua New Guineans about World War Two
Background image courtesy of the Australian War Memorial 071537
Background map: H.E.C. Robinson Pty Ltd, Map of the Territory of New Guinea administered by the Commonwealth of Australia under mandate from the League of Nations and Papua, a territory of the Commonwealth of Australia, MAP, National Library of Australia, MAP G8160.
Derivative individual maps are based on this original artwork and may be re-used in accordance with the CC Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license
Mr Daniel Periwa tells the story about his father, Periwa Lelewa who was a policeman before the War. During the War he was recruited by the…
Mrs Inoa Bobogi Ovia tells the story of her father Oga Bobogi (Laila Kokoni) who was recruited to worked as a carrier for the Australians during…
Mr Tainori Kiroki tells the story of his father Kiroki Kirohi who was a member of the Papuan Infantry Battalion during the War.
Mr Maclaren Hiari tells the story of his father, Jude Siroro Kure Hiari who was recruited by ANGAU to work as a carrier during the Kokoda Campaign.
Mr Ian I Bali tells the story of his grandfather Orogu who worked as a cook and then enlisted in the Papuan Infantry Battalion during the War.
Mr Lindsay Farari tells the story of his father, Farari Amopa who worked as a carrier during World War Two.