The Kokoda Track is the symbol of World War II for Australians. This book takes readers up that tortuous track and into battle with the young men who fought there, following in the footsteps of heroes and villains as they climb the endless mountain ranges, dig into defend, charge into battle or begin the long, desperate and bloody trek to safety.¬† Here can also be found the perspective of the Japanese troops and the extraordinary local people who the Diggers called¬† ‘angels’.