Madang and Alexishafen

Accession Number F01696
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 45 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Anderson, Alan Frederick
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Madang Province, Madang, New Guinea: Wewak Madang Area, Alexishafen
Date made 1 May 1944
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

Coverage of activities in Madang and Alexishafen area, New Guinea, 1 May 1944. Australians inspecting abandoned Japanese stores, postcards, gas masks and weapons including; 75mm type 41 Regimental gun, 75mm type 88 mobile anti-aircraft gun. Wrecked buildings and bomb blasted palm trees. Japanese graves and head stones. Auster communications aircraft takes off from airstrip. Australians examining wrecked Japanese aircraft. Australian troops disembarking.

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