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The Architect of Kokoda

Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Trail

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The Architect of Kokoda by Robyn Kienzle
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'Bert Kienzle did more than any other single man to make Australian victory possible.' Peter FitzSimons, author of KOKODA The Kokoda story continues to have a very powerful resonance with all Australians, and Bert Kienzle's vital role is acknowledged in all the published accounts - but until now no one has ever told his story. If one person 'made' the Kokoda Track, that man was Bert Kienzle. Part Samoan and German/English, born in Fiji and raised in Germany and Australia, he was managing a rubber plantation and gold mine in New Guinea at the outbreak of World War II. He surveyed and established the Track, and spent more time on it than anyone else throughout the campaign - managing and organising the delivery of supplies and men along it. THE ARCHITECT OF KOKODA is a unique account of a very special part of our history, told by his daughter-in-law with unique access to the central character, and access to all his records and photos. This is the untold story of a true Australian war hero. Now part of the HACHETTE MILITARY COLLECTION.

Author Biography

Robyn Kienzle is Bert Kienzle's daughter-in-law, who spent ten years living on the Kienzle plantation, and now lives in Queensland. Robyn is a teacher, and she and her husband also run a trekking company which takes people along the Kokoda Track. Her husband works closely with the Australian War Memorial on the history of the Track and Papua New Guinea.
Release date NZ
August 8th, 2017
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Pages
368
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Hachette Australia
Collection
Dimensions
128x198x24
ISBN-13
9780733639159
Product ID
26800339

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