• Short Summary

    Japanese attack oil tanks in Port Darwin and a supply ship in Port Moresby, New Guinea.

  • Description

    Titles read: "JAPS RAID PORT DARWIN".

    Port Darwin, Australia.

    L/S of columns of black smoke stretching towards the sky after large oil storage tanks go up at Port Darwin as a result of Japanese bombs. Closer shots of the black and blazing clouds rising into the sky.

    Port Moresby, New Guinea.

    Various shots show a ship being unloaded with war supplies. The cargo is safely ashore when suddenly out of the sky come Japanese raiders. L/S of enemy planes overhead. Troops man anti-aircraft guns. L/S of the ship with sprays of water around as bombs fall near by. Commentator informs us the ship wasn't hit. L/S of a supply ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.27
    Media URN:
    43999
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:23:00 / 01:47:53:00
    Canister:
    42/60

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