Papuan natives, known affectionately to the Australians as ‘Fuzzy-Wuzzy angels’, carry supplies during the fighting near Wau in New Guinea. The Australian forces owed much to native carriers who kept the forward troops supplied and helped to evacuate the wounded.
AUSTRALIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION
THE “FUZZY WUZZY” ANGELS
Asking that an Angel guide him
Tho’ they haven’t any halos
Bringing back the badly wounded
Slow and careful in…
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