2/2 Australian Cavalry Commando Squadron, Faita

Accession Number F07082
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 5 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Kinna, Darrell
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Ramu River Finisterre Ranges Area, Ramu River Area, Faita
Date made 4 February 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


In an isolated village called Faita, this Cavalry Squadron, which first saw action in Timor, live independently in native huts. Large scale patrols are carried out, they cross the Ramu River in native boats, and publish their own camp newspaper. The editor of "Faita Fiblets" Sergeant A Dixon, is at his typewriter.

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