Generals visit Sanananda and presentation of medals to natives by General Vasey
|Title||Generals visit Sanananda and presentation of medals to natives by General Vasey|
|Object type||Actuality footage|
|Maker||Carty, William M (Bill)|
|Date made||January 1943|
|Measurement||4 min 22 sec|
|Video||Download video 19.22 MB|
Generals E.F. Herring, CBE DSO MC ED, G.A. Vasey, CB CBE DSO, and S.G. Savige, CB CBE, DSO MC ED, visit Sanananda. They travelled as far as possible along the Sanananda road by jeep, then on foot along jungle track to inspect positions held by the enemy the previous day. Also shows General Vasey presenting loyal service medals to ten natives at Soputa, watched by about 800 natives, their wives and children. Royal Papuan Constabulary formed guard of honour. Other identified personnel: Brigadier G.F. Wootten, Colonel J.A. Doe US Army, PX123 Major Thomas Grahamslaw OBE, ANGAU. See also F00827 for newsreel version.
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