Development of Jacquinot Bay New Britain

Accession Number F01265
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/silent
Maker Anderson, Alan Frederick
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Jacquinot Bay Area, Jacquinot Airstrip
Date made 1 February 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Australian engineers in Jacquinot Bay area at bridge building, jetty and airstrip construction. Natives assisting construction work. American landing craft used for communications around bay area. Lance Corporal Arthur Coombes is identified.

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