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Image of men gathered in a clearing in a steep jungled area. In the foreground a small group of Australian soldiers are talking while leaning on a low sandbag wall. Four New Guinea local soldiers are walking behind them with rifles over their shoulders.

Australian soldiers and local New Guinean troops gather in a village just prior to launching an attack against Japanese forces in August 1942. Parer took this photo at the same time he was filming footage for his newsreel Kokoda Front Line! [AWM 013250]

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Australian War Memorial

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