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Kokoda Front Line! (1942)

This iconic and Academy Award-winning newsreel shot by Damien Parer contains some of the most recognised images of Australian troops in the Second World War.

Length: 9 minutes

Alternative title: Cinesound Review No 568

Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1 (Academy)

Featured in the Cinesound Movietone Australian Newsreels, Australian War Memorial Film and Australian Comedy Part 2: The Early Sound Era collections

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 282

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