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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "On Guard - Home Guard"

    East Malvern, Victoria, Australia.

    Men of the Australian Home Guard do drill training with rifles. They men are wearing civvies and armbands.

    The men practice guerilla tactics. They load up with Molotov Cocktails - petrol bombs to use as anti-tank weapons.

    Pat Hannah, a famous Australian comedian, trains with the Home Guard as they practice grenade throwing. Hannah throws Molotov cocktail.

    Men uses crude model of tank to demonstrate techniques for throwing petrol bombs.

    Various shots of men coming out of undergrowth wearing camouflage hessian sacks. More training in concealment.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    59395
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    600.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:54:00 / 01:42:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 182 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 0182 F
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    CADETS Home Guard and Land Army
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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