Instruction manual and information sheets for Eastman Kodak 16 mm 'Magazine Cine-Kodak' movie camera: Lieutenent M Sheehan, 2/7th Cavalry Commando Regiment

Place Oceania: New Guinea1
Accession Number REL25233.004
Collection type Technology
Object type Optical equipment
Physical description Paper
Place made United States of America
Date made 1936-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Instruction manual and five instruction sheets for the use of the Eastman Kodak 16 mm 'Magazine Cine-Kodak' movie camera. A forty-eight page black and white booklet entitled 'HOW TO USE YOUR MAGAZINE CINE-KODAK F.1.9 KODADK AANASTIGMAT LENS'. Five small information sheets; three entitled, 'KODACHROME II COLOUR MOVIE FILM' and two entitled, 'KODACHROME II MOVIE FILM FOR DAYLIGHT'.

History / Summary

Manual for the camera used by VX50279 Lieutenant Mick Sheehan to record his service in New Guinea, Bougainville and Balikpapan between 1942 and 1945. This film is part of the Australian War Memorial's collection (F03422). Michael Lawrence 'Mick' Sheehan was born on 1 February 1917 at Stawell, Victoria and enlisted in the AIF on 4 March 1941. Lieutenant Sheehan served in the 2/5th Independent Company (later the 2/5 Commando Squadron, part of 2/7 Cavalry Commando Regiment). Mick Sheehan died on 13 April 1997.