Messenger dogs

Unit 2/27th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number F07065
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 32 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Kinna, Darrell
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Ramu River Finisterre Ranges Area, Ramu River Area, Faria River Area
Date made 21 October 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Messenger dogs were tried out in forward areas occupied by the 2/27 Battalion near the Faria River, Ramu Valley, New Guinea. Film shows the method of working with dogs.

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