Australian army at work and rest in Mandalay.
Unissued / Unused material.
M/S as three locals ride by on bicycles towards army camp. M/S Union Jack and Red Cross flag flying together. M/S officer giving instructions to new recruits, M/S one man typing it out. Various shots as rifles are handed to recruits. M/S as one man hands over a scroll. Various shots as men are asked questions, pan across them. L/S smoke rising from bombing. Various shots of heavy bombardment, explosions and fires. Two dive bombers swoop over and drop bombs.
M/S as a child talks to a soldier and hands over her sandals. M/S soldier speaking to sick man on stretcher, C/U of him. M/S family walking along. M/S as soldier with arm in sling walks along with another man. They are handed cups of tea by local man and drink them. M/S Australian soldiers running and crouching by pagoda before advancing through streets. M/S ornamental dragon, pan down to soldiers crouched by it with guns. M/S locals looking at photographs on board with Australian soldiers. L/S soldiers relaxing writing letters etc. outside. C/U as man cooks over open fire.