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Maclaren Hiari - Oral History interview recorded on 7 July 2014 at Karakadabu/Depo, Central Province, PNG
Mr Maclaren Hiari speaks of the recruitment of Papuan carriers from the Sogeri Plateau for the Kokoda Campaign.
Mavis Manuda Tongia - Oral History interview recorded on 25 May 2014 at Popondetta, Northern Province, PNG
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.
Robert Michael Banaga - Oral History interview recorded on 24 May 2014 at Beama, Northern Province, PNG
Mr Robert Michael Banaga tells the story of his grandfather Augustine Angaro Simbiri who was a member of the Papuan Infantry Battalion (PIB) and was involved with the first PIB action of the War, at Awala on 23 July, 1942.
Vera Pehara/Irua - Oral History interview recorded on 23 May 2014 at Kokoda Station, Northern Province, PNG
Mrs Vera Pehara-Irua tells the story of her father, Erua Autembo who worked as a carrier during World War Two.