Pride of PNG inspired by his war hero great-grandfather

Officer cadet Mark Rakatani will carry the memory of his great-grandfather and the hopes of his nation’s defence force onto the parade ground at the Australian Defence...

Retracing footsteps of family’s heroic soldiers

"For me this is a meaningful way, on behalf of my family, to show respect for the men who fought in PNG and honour the sacrifice they...

Pentagon enlists outsiders to help search for MIAs – The Orange County Register

ALBANY, N.Y. – Justin Taylan has been to the remote Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea dozens of times in the past two decades, spending countless...

No Not The Spice Girls But The SP Girls

Isn't it a great feeling to see pics of the past.  Brings back a lot of memories don't they. Well, these aren't the Spice Girls but the SP...

Paul Allen found the first carrier the US lost in WWII

While the converted collier, USS Langley, was America’s first aircraft carrier, it wasn’t America’s first fleet carrier. That honor goes to the converted battlecruiser, USS Lexington. Under the terms laid out...

Incredible pictures reveal how heroic tribes in PNG were during World War Two

Extraordinary photographs have resurfaced which show the incredible compassion members of Papua New Guinea tribes afforded injured Australian soldiers during World War II. Tribesmen became the unexpected heroes...

What’s happening with the bunkers at Paga Hill?

If you ever get to walk around the new Paga Hill ring road there's a good chance that you'll see bunkers on Paga Hill.  These bunkers hold...

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart – A Photo reveals she may have become a...

Does newly discovered photo reveal that Amelia Earhart survived crash to become Japanese prisoner? By James Rogers Published July 05, 2017 The disappearance of Amelia Earhart is one of...

What would Xmas Shopping have been like in Port Moresby in the 70’s and...

We're going to take you back in time with some photos to show you what Christmas shopping would have been like just before and after Papua New...

Legacy NT helps war widow Betty Barham visit grave of husband at Thorak Cemetery...

IT was the wish an 89-year-old wheelchair bound war widow never thought would come true – to have one last moment with her husband at his grave. Source:...
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Agence France-Presse / 04:15 PM April 23, 2018 The wreckage of Australia’s first submarine HMAS AE1, pictured from aboard the research vessel Petrel. Image: Royal Australian...