Kokoda Poems

3 November 1942 – the day a ceremony was held where the Australian flag was raised over the Kokoda Plateau signalling the end of the mountain phase of the Kokoda Campaign.

To commemorate the 75th Anniversary this November, the incredibly moving poems below are read by veteran’s now in their mid 90s’, take yourself back.


Mates Poem

 


Fuzzy Wuzzy Poem


 

The Men of Kokoda video below includes interview content and archived imagery that details some of the men’s time during the Kokoda campaign.