Development of Finschafen as a base

Unit United States Army
Accession Number F07478
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 47 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker McKechnie, Frank
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Dreger Harbour, New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Finschhafen area, New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Finschhafen, Langemak Bay
Date made 1 April 1944
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

Development of Finschhafen Harbour and Langemak Bay. Shots of Dreger airfield, Australian-American cemetery at Finschhafen. Busiest road, Finschhafen to Dreger. American camp and storage dumps. Shipping in Finschhafen Harbour and Langemak Bay. Erection of a church at the American camp. MP direct heavy military traffic.

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