Buna tank action

Units
Accession Number F01813
Collection type Film
Measurement 13 min 50 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Carty, William M (Bill)
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna
Date made December 1942-January 1943
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

Attacking Japanese pill boxes at Buna, Papua. General Stuart tanks of the 2/6 Armoured Regiment moving in. Identified personnel: Brigadier Wootten, Lieutenant Colonel C R Hodgson, Captain Whitehead. American doctors Lieutenant A C Meryer, Lieutenant W J Dvench. Captain W R Warrington and Major S W Hollenbeck.