New Guinea bombing

Accession Number F01211
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 26 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby, Port Moresby Harbour
Date made 17 February 1942-18 February 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Japanese bombers over Port Moresby. Bombing and sinking of Merchant Naval vessel Macdhui. Bombs exploding in harbour. See also F00355 for Fox Movietone newsreel on the sinking of the Macdhui..

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