Army Centurion tanks in realistic manoeuvres (AC120a)

Accession Number F03009
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 16mm/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Australia: Victoria, Puckapunyal
Date made 1950s
Access Open
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Extract from a Cinesound newsreel item. Commences with a survey of the use of tanks by the Australian Army in the 1939-1945 war and the different roles played tanks in the desert and the jungle campaigns. Then shows Centurion tanks in peace time training at Puckapunyal, Victoria with troops of 2 Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR).