Firing at Wewak

Accession Number F07235
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 12 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Eastman, David Tennant Gaery
Place made New Guinea: Wewak
Date made May 1945
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

Established on Wewak Point, "F" Troop, 52nd Battery, 2/2nd Australian Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, are shown blasting a Japanese position on Cape Moem. One barrage alone sent over 2,000 shells across. Guns are in positions occupied by the enemy only seven days earlier.

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