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WILLIAMS
ISBN: 978-0-7303-7699-6
Paperback
360 pages
October 2013, ©2012
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Everything you need to know about the Kokoda Trail and its place in Australian history

Whether you want to walk the Kokoda Trail or just learn about its significance in Australia's wartime history, this book includes all the information you need. Kokoda For Dummies provides practical tips for preparing to walk the track, including advice on what gear to pack, choosing a trekking company, hiring a porter, safety and more!

  • Understand why Japanese forces invaded Papua New Guinea — discover the motivations behind the Battle of Kokoda

  • Follow the action along the track — see how the Allies defeated the Japanese troops

  • Decide on a tour — choose a suitable touring company and get the most from your trip

  • Prepare your pack — find out what you need (and don't need) to bring on your trek

  • Know what to expect on the track — get the inside story from seasoned trekkers about health and safety concerns

  • Read amazing eyewitness accounts of the war — hear the stories from Australian and Japanese veterans

Open the book and find:

  • Details of who fought whom, when and where

  • Simple explanations of military strategies used by both sides

  • A guide to key sights and memorials on the track

  • Interviews with veterans of the Battle of Kokoda

  • Advice on what to pack

  • Tips for surviving your trek

  • Myths about the Kokoda Trail explored

Go to Dummies.com for videos, step-by-step examples, how-to articles, or to shop!

Learn to:

  • Grasp Kokoda's role in World War II and its significance for Australia

  • Appreciate the courage of the soldiers who fought on the track

  • Understand the unique challenges of jungle warfare

  • Get ready to make the pilgrimage and walk the Kokoda Trail

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Military History