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28 April 2017

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Quite a few of we Aussie 'poor devils' traipsed up to PNG, just as Mary did.

Many of us well before the mid-seventies, too. Decades before, in truth.

Very interesting reading, even if the story emanates from interviews carried out quite some time back. Especially the reflection that Indonesian troops could easily march in and 'wipe out' the existing PNG government.

Mind you, I believe the PNGeans would have proved excellent guerrilla fighters harassing the Indonesians as their supply line --- and indeed their front line troops --- straggled along in very inhospitable country.

There are a couple of contributors on this blogsite who know a lot about the PNG-Indonesia relationship situation from the seventies and eighties. Retired now, they were active 'spooks' back in the day.

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