1. Ship wrecked on NSW coast 2. General Blamey reviews famous 6th Division 3. Gary Cooper arrives in Australia. (News From Home No. 64)

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Accession Number F00757
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 12 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Place made Australia
Date made 1 December 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Extracts from News From Home newsreel compile No. 64. (1 min 15 sec) A nine thousand ton ship is wrecked on the coast of Australia, the AIF are called out to do all they can to rescue the seamen, and although all the seamen reach safety, four of the rescuers are drowned in the boiling sea 2. (1 min 22 sec) General Blamey congratulates the heroes of Wau on their return to Australia 3. (1 min 36 sec) Film actor Gary Cooper is interviewed on his arrival in Brisbane before going north to interview the troops.

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