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ID number F07073
Title General Blamey at forward areas
Collection Film
Object type To be confirmed
Maker Kinna, Darrell (Cinematographer)
Places made
  • New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area
  • New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Ramu River Finisterre Ranges Area, Ramu River Area, Faria River Area, Shaggy Ridge
Date made 3 January 1944
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 2 min 9 sec
Video Download video 9.74 MB
Note Open


General Sir Thomas A Blamey GBE, KCB, CMG, DSO, ED, Commander in Chief, General G A Vasey CB, CBE, DSO, leave jeep and are greeted by CO of 2/31 Australian Infantry Battalion. Shaggy Ridge in background. General Blamey speaking to US officer on Langemak Bay airstrip. General Blamey and General G F Wootten CBE, DSO seated among other officers at 9th Australian Division HQ conference.

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