Kokoda: exploring the Second World War campaign in Papua New Guinea
Department of Veterans' Affairs
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This secondary school resource has been developed to mark the 70th anniversary of the battles along the Kokoda Trail. This resource contains 12 units of teaching and learning activities, DVD and CD-Rom providing addiitonal information for some units.
Using this resource, students can learn about the significance and strategic importance of Kokoda, the different peoples involved in the war, the fighting and living conditions, casualties, the personal experience of Australian and Japanese soldiers, General Blamey's "Rabbit Speech" and modern-day commemorations and pilgrimages to the site.
Soft cover, photographs, DVD and CD-ROM, 126 pages.
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