ID numberF00824
Collection typeFilm
TitleJapanese blasted out of Papua by Allies
Measurement3 min 14 sec
Object typeNewsreel
MakerCinesound
Place madeNew Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua
Date madeJanuary 1943
Descriptor35mm/b&w/sound
AccessOpen
DescriptionCinesound 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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