Men from the Australian Imperial Force learn how to survive in bush land.
Living off the land.
Men of Australian Imperial Force learn to survive in bush land. They cut down a tree and slice off a section, C/U of water dripping from the end, a man collects it in a tin, drinks it and passes it round. They chop at a root on the ground, various shots as they blow down one end and water comes out of the other, several of these can be used as a makeshift shower. M/S as man collects dew off leaves.
M/S as they cut and eat a celery like plant in the bush. M/S as officer strips bark from a tree and eats a fat white grub underneath. C/U as he holds a handful of grubs and the men tuck in, M/S as they eat them. Various shots as they follow a kangaroo, koala bear, snake and frog for food. Two of them see an elephant and rub their hands in glee, he walks off quickly.