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  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE WAR IN NEW GUINEA".

    New Guinea.

    Various shots of the small town of Wau destroyed by Japanese planes. One man, Bob Nesbitt, looking at what is left of his home. Various shots of patrol of Australian soldiers and New Guinea volunteer riflemen going out into the jungle. They head through bush and river towards Salamaua. Long shot of Salamaua. Various shots of the patrol observing Salamaua from a distance, the Japanese still hold the town. Officials piece together information given them by the patrols. Various shots of reinforcements arriving at the small airfield at Wau to launch another offensive at the Japanese. Men assemble the heavy artillery guns quickly. Various shots of the guns in action against the Japanese raiders at Wau. Group of Australians posing with Japanese flag. Close up shots of Australian soldiers.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38087
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1085.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:32:00 / 01:32:34:00
    Canister:
    43/47
    Sort Number:
    43/047
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Artemis - Darwin New Guinea battle Borneo - Japanese Soldiers New Guinea Campaign
  • Stills

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

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