• Short Summary

    Civilian Construction Core in Australia build new airfield for RAAF.

  • Description

    Part of POINTS AND PINTS issue.

    Australia.

    Civilian Construction Corp build new airfield for RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force).

    Various shots of men clearing undergrowth, laying down landing strip and building hangars. They use modern mechanical diggers, as well as horses. The men and their families live in temporary barrack huts as work is underway. All the men are too old to join the fighting forces, this is their way of contributing to the war effort. Various shots of aeroplanes taking of from new runway. Various aerial shots of planes in flight.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1570.26
    Media URN:
    50414
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:32:00 / 01:51:54:00
    Canister:
    NSP 405

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