Damien Parer

Photographer, Film director

1912 – 1944

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Who was Damien Parer?

Damien Peter Parer was an Australian war photographer. He became famous for his war photography of the Second World War, and was killed by Japanese machine gun fire at Peleliu, Palau. He was cinematographer for Australia's first Oscar-winning film, Kokoda Front Line!, an edition of the weekly newsreel, Cinesound Review, which was produced by Ken G. Hall.

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Born
Aug 1, 1912
Malvern
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Died
Sep 17, 1944
Peleliu

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on July 23, 2013

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