Ashamed by greedy landowners

Letters, Normal

I AM sick and ashamed that some people can bend so low in the name of making money.
Those not born or alive during World War II and contributed to the Allied war effort has no claim on the spoils of war or any other form of recognition arising from that conflict.
The Kokoda Track was not put there by the present landowners for the Australians to escape from the Japanese soldiers.
They have no right to moan and cry foul every time the Government fails to dig deep into its pocket.
Kokoda has special significance to the Australian army and the two infantry battalions of the Royal Pacific Islands Regiment.  
Brave men died on that trail so we can live in a fair and just society.
Commercialising on their memory is wrong.


Ernest Mararunga
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