New Guinea and General Blamey's visit

Accession Number F01804
Collection type Film
Measurement 5 min 21 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Bagnall, Frank N
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Collingwood Bay, Wanigela
Date made 17 October 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


Troops arrive at Wanigela for covering attack on Buna. All troops for this action are brought by air. Australian 2/10 Battalion arrived first to clear and maintain this natural landing field. Advance is made by 2/6 Independant Company with United States 126 Regiment and 128 Regiment as the main body. Brigadier General MacNider with TX2156 Major H G Harcourt, 2/6 Independent Company.