1. Army tests compressed foods 2. RAAF departure. (Cinesound News No. 517)

Accession Number F00546
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 22 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 26 September 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Extracts from Cinesound News newsreel No. 517. 1. (1 min 44 sec) Food briquettes compressed under a compression of one ton contain a square meal. May be the answer of iron rations for paratroops. Victorian laboratory in unusual war effort. Inventor is the Canadian food scientist H.E. West. 2. (2 min 38 sec) Story of a RAAF recruit through to his boarding a troop transport to go overseas. Close up of pilot Fred Johnstone.