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 Nicholas Wowora tells the story of his father, Conrad Wowora who was recruited by ANGAU to work as a carrier and labourer for the Australian and…
Mr Basil Koe describes his experience as a young boy fleeing the Japanese landing and living in different ANGAU camps.
Mr Robert Mamaga tells the story of his father Mr Masewa Ubwaubwa who was recruited by the Papuan Infantry Battalion and his uncle Mr Ebenesi Nuwauya…
Mr Nuana Momoa tells the story of his father Momoa Monobe who worked as a carrier for the Australians during the Kokoda Campaign.
Mr Michael Esoma speaks about his experience during the War working as a carrier for the Australians during the Kokoda Campaign.
This is an interview with Norris Cardigan who was six years old when the war came in 1942. She talks about her father, John Pilacapio, who was a…