Assault on Salamaua

Assault on Salamaua is a 1943 Australian documentary film produced by Cinesound Productions about the Salamaua–Lae campaign during World War II.[1][2]

Assault on Salamaua
Directed byKen G. Hall (uncredited)
Produced byKen G. Hall (uncredited)
Narrated byPeter Bathurst
CinematographyDamien Parer
Edited byTerry Banks
Cinesound Productions
Department of Information
Release date
  • September 1943 (1943-09)
Running time
9 minutes

It features an introduction by Damien Parer, who shot most of the footage.

This documentary features the iconic shot of a wounded, blinded soldier being assisted across a stream.[3]


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