2/7 Australian General Hospital at Lae 1944

Accession Number F10310
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/colour (Kodachrome)/silent
Maker Unknown
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, Lae
Date made 1944
Access Onsite use only
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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Lae, New Guinea, 1944. Camera pans of mountain ranges. USAAF Douglas C-54 cargo aircraft. Close up shot of ground crew working on the engine of a C-54 at Lae airstrip. Pan of airstrip showing parked USAAF C-47s. A medium shot of a USN Catalina parked on Lae airstrip. Long shot pan of 2/7 Australian General Hospital (2/7 AGH). Two unidentified Australian nurses leaving hut at 2/7 AGH. They pose outside the hut which has a flower garden. A group of men and nurses together in the shade of a tree. The men appear to be Americans. Three nurses? (one is in uniform the other two are in civilian dress) relaxing in garden. A close up shot of one of the women. Panning shot of buildings at 2/7 AGH.