• Short Summary

    Report on The Battle of Timor, which occurred in Portuguese Timor and Dutch Timor during World War II.

  • Description

    Report on The Battle of Timor, which occurred in Portuguese Timor and Dutch Timor during World War II. Japanese forces invaded the island on 20 February 1942 and were resisted by a small, under-equipped force of Allied military troops, known as Sparrow Force, predominantly from Australia.

    "Vivid film report from Australia tells of unsurpassed heroism displayed by small band of 'diggers' who waged guerilla war against the Japanese forces for more than a year."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA3CAIAYSCS6DKB22ZL1ZM0Q66
    Media URN:
    VLVAA3CAIAYSCS6DKB22ZL1ZM0Q66
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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