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The conditions were really tough for both the Japanese and the Australian army. That had to climb through thick, waist deep mud, climb high mountains, walk through razor sharp kunai grass and walk along the narrow dirt tracks. The fought day and night putting up with the cold wet rainfall especially the cold nights.

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Q: What were the fighting conditions for the Australian soldiers fighting in the kokoda trail?
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Were any of the Australian soldiers experienced fighters on the Kokoda track?

The men of the Australian Army were veterans of fighting in the New Guinea Campaign.

Who won the battle of kokoda?

The Australian soldiers won the battle of kokoda

How many Australian troops were sent on the Kokoda trail?

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They were busy fighting and surviving - there was no time for entertainment.

Who helped the Australian soldiers on the kokoda track?

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To stop the approaching Japanese armies, kokoda is right next to the cape york peninsula, a few hundred kilometres away, The Japanese wished to press further south past kokoda in order to capture ports and set up airbases to bombard the Australian coast and possibly support an invasion of Australia. In the end Australian soldiers were on the Kokoda Track to prevent the Japanese advance which they succeeded in doing after months of fighting

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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.

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They probably slept where they could off the trail .

When did the Australian soldiers started walking kokoda?

The Japanese started moving south from Buna towards Port Moresby along the Kokoda Trail against Australian defenses starting around July 21, 1942. Google: Kokoda Trail

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The 7th Australian Division, and a Japanese force equivalent to two regiments.

Who were the Australians fighting in the Kokoda Track campaign and why?

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