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George Nixon Simbari - Oral History interview recorded on 20 May 2014 at Hanau, Northern Province, PNG

posted on 2023-03-27, 01:29 authored by Barnabas Orore
Mr George Nixon Simbari tells the story of his father Simbiri Tambari and uncle Tambari Jawompo who worked as carriers during World War Two. Mr Simbari talks about the fighting at Buna-Sanananda.

PNG Voices from the War is supported through the Papua New Guinea-Australia Decentralisation and Citizen Participation Partnership. The content is owned by the PNG National Museum and Art Gallery, and hosted by Deakin University.

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Deakin University

Place of publication

Geelong, Victoria

Material type



1 x WAV (00:09:37:16 hours); 1 x MP3; 1 x PDF; 1 x JPG


Simbari, George Nixon