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Directed by: Dennis O'Rourke
Produced by: Burns Philp & Co


During the period 1942-1945 Papua New Guinea was invaded by two million foreign soldiers. The ‘fuzzy wuzzy angels’ (Papuans and New Guineans) who served with the Australians during this period were then forgotten. They tell their own story of Kokoda and other major battles, interlaced with songs, poems and rare archival footage from Japan, U.S.A. and Australia. (NFSA,

Year: 1982
Category: Documentaries
Country of origin: Australia