Taking of Sansopar

Accession Number F01698
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 12 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Anderson, Alan Frederick
Place made Netherlands East Indies: Dutch New Guinea
Date made 30 July 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


On 30 July 1944 the 6th American Division AIF landed in the Sansapor area on the Vogelkop Peninsula west of Mano Kwari. Shows the landing force at sea and the landing. Australian Army observers Lieutenant James MacDonald and Lieutenant Malcolm Clark.

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