A bitter battle is fought between Australian and Japanese soldiers along the Kokoda trail in New Guinea during World War II.
Heroes became legends.
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This movie's closing epilogue states: "The massively outnumbered Australians were eventually forced to withdraw from Isurava and fight a series of desperate rearguard actions back along the track. After three more weeks of bloodshed, the Japanese, stretched to breaking point, were forced to retreat even though they were now in sight of their goal, Port Moresby. For the first time in the Second World War the Japanese army had been stopped. Australia would not be invaded. Chiselled into the memorial at the village of Isurava are four words: - Courage - Endurance - Mateship - Sacrifice - ." See more
When Johnno changes Bluey's Bren gun, he takes the ammunition from the gun, and after he is almost hit by a bullet, he takes it off again. See more
We got nothing for you, got nothing for anyone.
You got any hope?
Where there's life, there's hope son. Courage feeds on her. You boys have been in for a beating, there's no doubt about that. No one's been looking after you, no one has even thought about you. Criminal, sending you up this place, no experience, no training, nothing. Now... now you have got to make a stand, can't budge an inch. You have got to die here. All of us. We have to.
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