General Blamey arrives in Lae

Accession Number F07168
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 4 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Wood, Frederick Sydney
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, Lae
Date made 8 December 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


After his visit to the Philippines to confer with General MacArthur and tour of inspection through the sectors of New Guinea held by Australian troops, he arrives in Lae for consultation with Lieutenant General Vernon Ashton Hobart Sturdee CB CBE DSO, General Officer Commanding 1st Australian Army. V145708 Colonel John Herbert Rasmussen of DPR, talking with SX9267 Major Vernon Ernest Acott, also of DPR. Crew of General Sir Thomas A. Blamey GBE KCB CMG DSO ED Lockheed Lodestar aircraft, Flight Lieutenant (F/Lt) H. E. Teed and F/Lt Jackson. Lt I.M. Hutchison, Officer in Charge Military History Section at Lae speaking with F/Lt Jackson and Major Acott.

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