ID number F00824
Title Japanese blasted out of Papua by Allies
Collection Film
Object type Newsreel
Maker Cinesound (Maker)
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua
Date made January 1943
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Measurement 3 min 14 sec
Note Open
Copying provision Copy provided subject to permission from copyright holder


Cinesound newsreel using segments from Department of Information films F01847 & F01848 with commentary by Jack Davey. Shows mortars firing, Wirraway aircraft, General Vasey and United States officers, Brigadier Wootten, General Herring, and native carriers decorated by General Vasey.

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