My Grandma”s name is Vangun. She is now 87 years old. She was born in a small village named Taranga along the Gazelle Peninsulla of New Britain Island of Papua New Guinea which is situated South West of the Pacific region (North of Australia). Around 1921 just after the first World War my grandma saw remains of the war as a teenager.

She gave birth to the first daughter around 1945 when the second World War reached the Pacific Region which she was a victim. They witnessed the fierce battles between Japanese soldiers and the Allied forces. They dug tunnels under the ground to live and survive from bombs and bullets. She told me many interesting histories. One of them was the time when her first daughter was nearly stolen from her during the second World War. Other Very Interesting parts of her stories to be continued …

Michael Rua

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