|Place||Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: x 1 cm|
|Place made||Australia, New Guinea|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels
Collection relating to the the Papua New Guinea carriers known as Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels during the Second World War. The collection consists of letters exchanged in 1993-4 between Ron Pile, George Silk, and Maclaren Hiari. Also inclued are letters and a statement written in 1992-3 by Raphael Oimbari; a photographic postcard and new clippings relating to George Silk; press statements related to Raphael Oimbari; a copy of a Kokoda Committee report dated 26 August 1997; a copy of the poem "The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels of the Owen Stanley Track" and a signed copy of George Silk's photograph of Raphael Oimbari leading Australian soldier Private George Whittington along a jungle track.