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ID numberF01771
Collection typeFilm
Title6th Division Cavalry, Darwin
Measurement2 min 6 sec
DownloadDownload video 9.23 MB
Object typeActuality footage
MakerBagnall, Frank N
Place madeAustralia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made30 July 1942
DescriptionWelcome home by the GOC Major-General Herring to his men of the 6th Division Cavalry Regiment. These men fought in Libya and Syria and at one stage were using captured Vichy French tanks. Their job if an enemy force should land, will be to make immediate contact with the enemy and send back reports of their troop dispositions. Parade of the regiment's Bren gun carriers.

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