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
This is an interview with Meseko Tobby from Waema village. He talks about his father Tobby Auhewa Anania, who was a PIB soldier during the war.
John Yawe tells the story of his parent's experiences during WWII.
Mrs Vera Pehara-Irua tells the story of her father, Erua Autembo who worked as a carrier during World War Two.
Mr Keith Tembure tells the story of his father Dandase Perija who worked as a carrier during World War Two for the Australians and Americans.
Mrs Mary Dora Doroda describes fleeing with her parents, their hunger while in the bush, and the food supplies they received at the Inonda care…
In this interview, Timo Deiwili talks about his uncle Barnaba Ou, who was a carpenter employed by ANGAU to construct buidings at the bases in Milne…