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Damien Parer, WW2 Cameraman

Damien Parer was an Australian cameraman Who went to war with the 2nd AIF in WW2 In the desert sands of Libya at Tobruk And Greek mountains he filmed the Australians But his best work was on the Kokoda Trail Where his “Kokoda Front Line!” won an Academy Award He went with the American Marines on Peleliu Island And was shot dead by a Japanese sniper Australia and the World lost a talented cameraman But he lives on in his film work forever Telling the world at a time about this war When the truth was not being told about these men.

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