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ID number F01861
Title Troops moving up the Markham Valley
Collection Film
Object type Actuality footage
Maker Driver, Roy
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Lae Markham River Area, Upper Markham River Area, Kaiapit
Date made 1943
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 7 min 31 sec
Video Download video 33.13 MB
Note Open


Troops arrive by transport aircraft and move up to take up positions. General scenes of their activities. Location Kaiapit airstrip Markham Valley, New Guinea. Identified personnel: Lieutenant (Lt) Joel Thorvaldson of Spokane, Washington, Major General (Maj Gen) G A Vasey, Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) 'Bill' Peale, police boy Saoola, Brigadier (Brig) Ivan Dougherty, police boy Yarowo.

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