ID numberF00310
Collection typeFilm
Title1. Navy escorts troops in Mediterranean 2. Despatch riders training, Vic. 3. Dutch hospital ship returns with wounded (Fox Movietone News Vol. 12 No. 39)
Measurement5 min 46 sec
Object typeNewsreel
MakerFox Movietone News
Place madeAustralia
Date made13 September 1941
DescriptionExtracts from Fox Movietone News Vol. 12 No. 39. 1. (53 sec) Naval vessels escort troopships in the Mediterranean (See also F01002 for Department of Information unedited footage) 2. (43 sec) A natural speedway in Victoria gives despatch riders plenty of thrills during training 3. (4 min 10 sec) 630 wounded soldiers return from Greece, Crete, Libya and Syria on the Dutch hospital ship 'Oranje'.

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