Historical information

This diorama is the central feature in the World War 2 Gallery - South West Pacific area. Soldiers are shown still wearing khaki uniforms including shorts. Details include helmet, .303 SMLE rifles, small pack and fighting order. Japanese "Woodpecker" machine gun is show abandoned beside the track.

Physical description

1:1 scale diorama showing Australian patrol advancing up the Kokoda Track in light fighting order circa August 1942.