1. Anti-tank practice with new automatic tin hare target 2. Melbourne pays tribute to untried soldiers and seasoned veterans. (Cinesound News No. 515)

Accession Number F00544
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Place made Australia: Victoria, Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Australia: Victoria, Puckapunyal
Date made 12 September 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

1. (2 min) Puckapunyal, Vic. A section of the new armoured division goes into action in realistic exercises. Manouevres with Bren Gun carriers. A Crusader tank. Vickers medium tanks on gunnery range firing at a moving target on rails i.e."The tin hare" 2. (1 min) Melbourne, Vic. as 2,500 AIF men march through the city, among them, in army transports, is a strong detachment of diggers returned from this war. It is Victoria's first opportunity of paying open tribute to the troops who accomplished so much in Libya.