WW2 New Guinea: PNG – the women also served

Posted on: Mon 22 May 2023

We hear a lot about the men who served in New Guinea during WW2, but hardly anything about the women. Papuan woman Maureen Mopio tells Army Veteran Peter Jesser about women’s involvement in the Kokoda campaign.

Maureen Mopio and Peter Jesser. Producer Helen Meyer

Image: Peter Jesser and Maureen Mopio. Photos provide by and used with permission of P Jesser and M Mopio

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