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ID numberF07535
Collection typeFilm
TitleAustralian mortar unit in Korea, UN troops crossing river, Korea, New Zealand artillery battery in action (DPR/S/11)
Measurement5 min 56 sec
DownloadDownload video 26.28 MB
Object typeTo be confirmed
MakerHobson, Phillip Oliver
Place madeKorea: Jamestown Line Area, Imjin River Area
Date made1951
Descriptor35mm/b&w/silent
AccessOpen
DescriptionAustralian mortar crews bombard enemy positions with indirect fire from shelter of a hill. Australian aboriginal soldier sighting mortar watched by other members of the mortar crew. Australian, US and ROK troops launch and cross river in motor powered assault boats. New Zealand artillery forward observation post gathering information on enemy positions. Field HQ working out artillery plot. Field guns firing. This NZ artillery regiment was supporting the Australian component of UN in Korea.

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