Browse Interviews (20 total)

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Mr Newman Mongagi tells his father's story of the landing at Sanananda and the deaths of Sanananda people during the war at Veo Point.

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Mr Joe Tore tells the stories of his uncle Mr Gilbert Toroigawa and his father Mr Apeka Toroigawa. His uncle was a labourer who was captured by the Japanese but escaped and was then recruited by the Australian army as a driver during the war. His…

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This is an interview with Moki Malaila, who talks about his father Nehemiah Malaila, who was a PIB soldier during the war and fought in Bougainville.

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Mrs Priscilla Eddie tells the story about her father who was recruited by the Australians and the American to work as a cook during the war.

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In this interview, Norah Bate talks about her mother who was a trained nurse during the war in Milne Bay, and her own early childhood memories.

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Mr Nuwaselo Nuwapai tells the story of a fearless warrior called Sikana. He was a strong masculine soldier who helped the Japanese fight in the war and also known to be the flag bearer of the Japanese army.

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Mrs Mavis Manuda Tongia tells the story of her father Redmond Lasibari Manuda who was a Medical Orderly during the War. Details of the Higaturu hangings are given.

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Mr Claude Gegera Peututu tells his own story about this experience as a young man being recruited and working as a carrier for the Australians during the Kokoda Campaign. He worked for both the Australians and Americans until the end of the War.

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Mr Charles Ofa tells the story of his father, Vernon Ofa Kiviki who was recruited by ANGAU to work as a carrier during the Kokoda Campaign.

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Mr Ivan Nitua tells the story of his father worked as a carrier for the Australians during World War Two. He speaks of the effect the War had on villagers.

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Mr Gilbert Mandio tells the story of his father, Dogari Mandio who was recruited by ANGAU to work as a carrier during the Kokoda Campaign.

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Mr Faola Lehui tells the stories shared by his father, including a story about a lost Australian soldier during the Kokoda Campaign who was led into a cave by a spirit lady. He also speaks of villagers killed by the Japanese.

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Mr Max Itolo tells the story of his father Corporal Inta Derajinga who was a member of the Papuan Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

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Mrs Sarah Sau Hiari tells the story of her father, Simon Ovamene who worked as a carrier for the Australians during the Kokoda Campaign.

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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.

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Mr Benson Gadova tells the story of his father Gadova Sopa who was a village leader and worked as a carrier for the Australians during World War Two.

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Mr Michael Esoma speaks about his experience during the War working as a carrier for the Australians during the Kokoda Campaign.

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Mrs Vavaga Marina shares the stories of her father Marina, a village leader, and mother Dubu about what life was like for village people during the War.

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Mr Hawala Laula shares his own story of being a teenager during the War and what it was like living in a village during the Kokoda Campaign.

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Mr Jerry Dimuda tells the story of his father Dimuda Niligi who was a carrier and scout /policeman who looked after the Egulu clan during the Kokoda Campaign.