New Guinea Kokoda Gona Milne Bay Pacific Islands
Battle Of Kokoda Track - The Battle took place in NEW GUINEA during 1942. The Kokoda Trail fighting was some of the most vicious fought by Australian troops in WW2. The successful capture by Japanese Forces of Port Moresby may have led to an invasion of Australia. Victory on the Kokoda Trail did ensure that the Japanese, would not be a invasion threat or allow Japanese air attacks on Australian Mainland . 625 Australians were killed along the Kokoda Trail and over 1,600 were wounded. War Books about the Kokoda Track have a huge demand from the ever increasing trek visitors each year to the old battlefields.