Quote]It is as if time has stood still. We found ammunition running out in a line from the rifle that was dropped as the Japanese advanced to the rear.[End Quote
I love this description, "as the Japanese advanced to the rear". isn't that really just a withdrawal or retreat, I know the Imperial Japanese did not use these words they used other words to describe their withdrawals or retreats.
This find along with others in recent years shows just what kind of enviroment the Aussies fought in on the Kokoda Track, if the battle field is lost when the troops at the time were marking where they were on maps and these maps survive to this very day and they are wrong, this to me it shows the enviroment was almost impossible to be in, let alone fight in.
Edited by Cobber, 22 June 2010 - 11:38 PM.