Seventh Secures Vital Areas In South East… 1940-1949

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Seventh secures vital areas in South East Borneo.

BERMUDA Pan shot of oil containers and damaged oil refinery at Balikpapan in South east Borneo. Big Oil fire. Australian soldiers patrol refinery and search for mines...



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UN 1414 A
Time in/Out:
01:07:49:00 / 01:10:12:00
UN 1414 A
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Issue Date:
1940 - 1949

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oil refinery Borneo -

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  • Currently dated 1940-49, the activity filmed here took place in July 1945.

    "Australian soldiers" - the soldiers are members of the 7th Division of the Australian Imperial Force.

    "Major General Milford" is Major General Edward Milford.

    "General Macarthur" is General Douglas Macarthur.

    "Moorhead" in text and tags should read Leslie Morshead.

    Quite why "Bermuda" is mentioned in the shots list is a mystery!

    jamied 20th Sep 2013

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