Attack on Buna
|Title||Attack on Buna|
|Object type||Actuality footage|
|Maker||Carty, William M (Bill) (Maker)|
|Place made||New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna|
|Date made||December 1942|
|Measurement||4 min 46 sec|
|Video||Download video 20.69 MB|
Buna, December, 1942. Camouflaged gun emplacement. Generals Herring and Berryman and Brigadier Wootten plan the attack. Wounded Australians and Japanese. Telephoto shots of shell bursts photographed from an observation post.
Please note: The film and sound collections of the Australian War Memorial includes items which
may contain: historically or culturally sensitive images and terms, confronting depictions of the consequences
warfare, and/or, human suffering or death. This material does not reflect the viewpoint of the Memorial, but
rather is representative of the social attitudes and circumstances of the period or place in which it was
and also the reality and human cost of warfare.
If you have queries about material in the film or sound collections, please contact email@example.com
To enquire about purchasing a copy of this item, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org