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Answered 2014-11-20 03:33:27

The Kokoda Track is a road in Papua New Guinea, famous for being the site of a World War II battle. There is much debate over whether it should be called the Kokoda Track or Kokoda Trail; however, in 1972, it officially became the Kokoda Trail.

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Why did they call it the kokoda trail?

The Kokoda Trail or Kokoda Track gets its name from the village of Kokoda, which is at one end of the trail. Owens Corner is the town at the other end.

Where does the Kokoda Track start and finish?

The two ends of the Kokoda Trail are at Kokoda and Owers Corner sixty miles apart.

Conditions of the kokoda track?


When was the Kokoda Track used?

In 1942.

Why do people walk the kokoda track?

So that they can see the track.

Which nations were involved in the Kokoda trail?

Countries involved in the Kokoda Track were Australia and Japan.

What started Kokoda?

A Japanese force moved down the Kokoda Track to capture Port Moresby.

What is the Kokoda Track used for these days?


How many Australians were involved in the kokoda track war?

Answer? ALL In fact, only Australians fought at Kokoda.

In which country is the Kokoda Track?

Papua New Guinea.

How many Japanese died on the kokoda track?

About 5000

Who owns the Kokoda Track?

Papua New Guinea.

Who was victorious in the capture of the Kokoda Track?

The Australian Army.

Who assisted the Australians on the Kokoda Track?

Papuan carriers.

Where did you send Australian soldiers in the battle of kokoda?

In the battle of Kokoda, the Australians fought in harsh conditions along the Kokoda Track. They fought the Japanese at Eora Creek, TempletonÕs Crossing, Efogi, Mission Ridge and Ioribaiwa. By mid-September, the Japanese withdrew from the Kokoda Track, defeated and depleted of supplies.

What impact did the kokoda battle have on the course of the war?

Kokoda track battle stands as a symbol of Austrailian participation in the Second World War. The direct effect of Kokoda track was that the Allies succeeded in preventing the Japanese from acheiving their goal of securing strategic points.

Why did Kokoda happen?

The Japanese attempted to drive down the Kokoda Track to take Port Moresby. Australian forces resisted.

What was the Kokoda fight?

The action on the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea which turned back the Japanese attempt to capture it in 1942.

In which war did the Battle of Kokoda occur?

The Kokoda Track campaign occurred during WW2 ~ see related link below .

How many Japanese troops went on the Kokoda Track?


How many australians were wounded on the kokoda track?

Approximately 1680

How long did the Kokoda Track campaign go for?

Eight months.

Kokoda track map?

Type those words into Google.

Who first entered the Kokoda Track?

Elements of the 39th Battalion.

Is the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea?

Yes. The Kokoda Trail links the southern and northern coasts of Papua New Guinea.

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