Paratroops land in New Guinea

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Huon Peninsula, Lae Markham River Area, Nadzab
Accession Number F01613
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 17 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Place made Australia
Date made September 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

American paratroops of the 503rd Parachute Regiment and Australian artillery and men of the 2/4 Field Regiment land on Nadzab airstrip. For some of the Australians it was their first jump by parachute. (See also F01854 for Department of Information unedited footage.)