1. First Australian Howitzers tested 2. Ground speed for RAAF cyclists 3. They bring 'em round a nice hot cup o' tea. (Cinesound News No. 516)

Accession Number F00545
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 47 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Albert Park
Date made 20 September 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

1. (2 min 23 sec) Biggest field gun made in this country shows what it can do before army and government officials 2. (1 min 32 sec) Road cycling championship at Albert Park, Victoria, shows that the Air Force has a good turn of speed on the ground as well as in the air. Sergeant Norm Beitzel is winner in the first annual event before a crowd of 10,000 enthusiastic onlookers 3. (52 sec) A gigantic mobile canteen operated by WANS delivers hundreds of cups of tea during chilly night hours to troops in distant locations.