• Short Summary

    Australian bombers make low-level raids on New Guinea outposts as the Allies intensify their war on Japan.

  • Description

    NEW GUNIEA: Nr Madang: Lae Sector:
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    GV eight Boston and Beaufighter planes in air

    INT PLANE
    Pilot, two planes in front

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    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) Lae Sector of New Guinea

    INT PLANE
    Close up propeller of plane flying over jungle
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane of machine gun bursts in water along coast
    Close up pilot in plane
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane as it machine guns Japanese huts near Madang
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane of Japanese hut burning

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    Beaufighter in air

    INT PLANE
    Close up man pressing bomb release button in plane
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane of bombs dropping and exploding
    Close up pilot in plane
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane flying over bombs exploding in field
    Pilot in cockpit
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane flying over bombed airfield showing bomb holes in ground and damaged aircraft
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) from plane flying over wrecked transport barges on beach

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    TRACKING SHOT wrecked Japanese ship lying on side
    AERIAL (AIR VIEW) Boston bombers flying over New Guinea

    British Empire; Airforce - Active; World War II in the Far East
    Background: Australian bombers make low-level raids on New Guinea outposts as the Allies intensify their war on Japan.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA17PPEAHO5QHZPKCWC41M7J8W1
    Media URN:
    VLVA17PPEAHO5QHZPKCWC41M7J8W1
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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