Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Aug

29

1942

Victoria Cross won on the Kokoda Track

Studio portrait of VX19139 Private Bruce Steel Kingsbury VC, Australian 2/14th Infantry Battalion.

He rushed forward firing his Bren Gun from the hip through terrific machine-gun fire and succeeded in clearing a path through the enemy. Continuing to sweep the enemy positions with his fire and inflicting an extremely high number of casualties on them