The Battle for the Kokoda Track is Australia's Alamo. If Gallipoli symbolised theANZAC spirit in WWI, then Kokoda is its WWII equivalent. In August 1942Kokoda was a killing field. Today, it is hard to imagine what those young men endured for our freedombut the journey gives some clues. The track plays a leading role in the story ofKokoda. It has a character of its own. It is one of the world's most fascinatinglocations - at once an alluring, challenging obstacle of compelling beauty and yeta foreboding, perilous microcosm of life at its rawest and most savage. In Kokoda Spirit, Patrick Lindsay takes us on a journey that explores the track asit is today and how it was in 1942. With his unique storytelling he reconnects uswith the past while taking us on the gruelling journey that is Kokoda.