• Short Summary

    A look at Pacific Island's Regiment in training in Papua New Guinea.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Jungle Men Join Up".

    Papua New Guinea.

    Various shots Pacific Island's Regiment marching on their parade ground under orders of Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Norrie. G/V Taurama Barracks. Various shots soldiers learning how to dismantle a Bren gun.

    Various shots men in tribal costumes dancing with spears and scary looking masks on.

    C/U soldier sitting behind tree with gun at the ready. L/S soldiers firing mortars, we see them explode on hillside. Various shots troops coming along jungle path, they dive into the undergrowth and are instantly hidden. Various shots soldiers firing guns and mortars. Three soldiers leap out from undergrowth and run towards camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1577.24
    Media URN:
    50582
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:57:00 / 01:55:20:00
    Canister:
    59/64

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