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ID numberF01810
Collection typeFilm
TitleAttack on Buna
Measurement4 min 46 sec
DownloadDownload video 20.69 MB
Object typeActuality footage
MakerCarty, William M (Bill)
Place madeNew Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna
Date madeDecember 1942
Descriptor35mm/b&w/silent
AccessOpen
DescriptionBuna, 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.

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