Noise course, Townsville

Accession Number F01203
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 24 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Anderson, Alan Frederick
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Townsville
Date made 18 July 1942-19 July 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Townsville, Queensland 18-19 July 1942. A manoeuvre was carried out by the 11th Australian Brigade to accustom the troops to the noises they are likely to hear in actual warfare. Troops advancing through bush over barbed wire with explosions and guns firing around them. RAAF Wirraways drop bombs. Major General E J Milford, DSO, Commander HQ 5 Australian Division, watches the manoeuvre with Major J A Krause of the 11th Brigade.

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