Browse Interviews (8 total)

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/siembo-photo-2016.jpg
Mr Siembo, a former Oro Governor, describes his grandfathers experience as a guide for the Japanese, and recounts atrocities experienced by several Oro women and men during the war.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/mongagi-n-photo-2016.jpg
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.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/mongagi-a-photo-2016.jpg
Mr Ananais Mongagi tells the story of the fierce fighting at Buna and Sanananda, as told to him by his father.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/embahe-photo-2016.jpg
Mrs Margaret Embahe tells the story of her parents' life and her own, inclduing her parents' time in Milne Bay during the war, when her father was a teacher evangelist.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/arasepa-photo-2016.jpg
Mrs Angela Arasepa tells her parents' experiences of the war in the Central Kaiva area, and the traces of the war left behind.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/tongia-photo-2014.jpg
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.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/ogomei-photo-2014.jpg
Mr Philemon Barminas Ogomei tell the story of his father Paminas Sena Ogomei who was initially recruited as a carrier but then became a member of the Pacific Infantry Battalion. He explains how his father described the work they did as carriers was…

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/ipumi-photo-2014.jpg
Mr David Gill Ipumi tells the story of his father Ipumi who joined the police in 1935. During the War he worked in Wau and Bulolo, as well as behind enemy lines in Salamaua and Lae, reporting on Japanese movements. Later in the War he served at Oro…