ID number F01804
Title New Guinea and General Blamey's visit
Collection Film
Object type Actuality footage
Maker Bagnall, Frank N
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Collingwood Bay, Wanigela
Date made 17 October 1942
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 5 min 7 sec
Note Open


Troops arrive at Wanigela for covering attack on Buna. All troops for this action are brought by air. Australian 2/10 Battalion arrived first to clear and maintain this natural landing field. Advance is made by 2/6 Independant Company with United States 126 Regiment and 128 Regiment as the main body. Brigadier General MacNider with TX2156 Major H G Harcourt, 2/6 Independent Company.

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