Evacuation of wounded Nadzab

Accession Number F07057
Collection type Film
Measurement 40 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Kinna, Darrell
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Lae Markham River Area, Nadzab
Date made 18 September 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Sign at Nadzab drome reads "Change here for Tsili-Tsili, Port Moresby, Milne Bay, Dobodura, Lae, Madang, Wewak, Tokio". Also hand pointing direction to "City Cafe". Two soldiers hold up torn Japanese flag. Three wounded men on stretchers are placed on ground to await transport. Wounded man on stretcher looks towards camera as he smokes cigarette. Shirtless soldier on stretcher looks towards camera as he smokes cigarette. Shirtless soldier in background bends to read card on patient. Troops carefully load stretcher patient into transport aircraft.

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