The unnecessary war

Accession Number F03345
Collection type Film
Measurement 47 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description U-matic low band/b&w and colour/sound
Maker Australian Broadcasting Commission
Place made Borneo, Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville
Date made 1980
Access View only
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1980-1989
Copyright

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright

Description

Documentary featuring historical footage of Australian troops in the last campaigns against the Japanese in Borneo and Bougainville. Interviews with veterans, politicians, historians and Ian Charlton, the author of the "Unnecessary war".