14 July 1942

Bert Kienzle's Fuzzy Wuzzy carrier system extends from Owers Corner to Kagi, with food dumps for the Diggers along the Track over some of the roughest country in the world. 

Kienzle reports: "A carrier carrying only foodtsuffs consumes his load in 13 days and if he carries food supplies for a soldier it means 6.5 days supply for both. This does allow for the porterage of arms, ammunition, equipment, medical stores, ordnance, mail and dozens of items needed to wage war on the backs of men. The track to Kokoda takes 8 days so the maintenance of supplies is a physical impossibility without large scale co-operation of plane droppings."