1. Survivors from torpedoed ships reach safety 2. US troops honour fallen comrades on Memorial Say 3. Subs shell Sydney. (Cinesound News No. 554)

Accession Number F00580
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 44 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 12 June 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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Extracts from Cinesound News No. 554. 1. (1 min 43 sec) Interview with the survivors of the Iron Chieftain, first ship to be sunk off the NSW coast on the night of 3/4 June 1942. 2. (1 min 36 sec) Somewhere in Australia, American troops honour fallen comrades in the American equivalent of Anzac Day. 3. (3 min 20 sec) On the night of 7/8 June 1942 Sydney was shelled by the Japanese submarine I-24. Interviews with residents of the houses hit.