Soldiers on patrol in tall grass

This shows the 2/31st Australian Infantry Battalion along the Banks of the Brown River, making their way through the tall native cane.  Because of the flat terrain, the Brown River was the only 'easy' part of the Kokoda Track.


Photographer unknown, 1942


Accession number: H99.201/1963

From the State Library of Victoria's Pictures collection. Gift of The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), 1976

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Kokoda track campaign