Signal Corps pictures show American and Australian troops moving north from Papua as they stalk the Japanese in their relentless mopping up tactics.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Salamaua:
Tank camouflaged in the trees / Native man with gun / Shells being picked up / Native men carrying shells to gun / Jeep towards and past pulling gun / Soldiers along past camera / Troops over rickety bridge / Troops along road / Soldier bent over along / Troops half in water hiding behind tree / Troops firing machine gun, pan along trees / Troops in water along beach / Troops with guns / Soldiers firing machine guns / Troops in shallows of water / Soldier firing machine gun / Troops slowly along past fallen tree / Machine gun firing / Two soldiers through undergrowth / Soldier through undergrowth / Soldiers hiding in trenches / Dead Japanese soldier in hole in ground / Dead body in hole / Various shots dead bodies on ground
Allied troops examining captured equipment / Soldier examining trench mortar
Wounded man being put on stretcher / Local men carrying stretcher / Casualty on stretcher / Wounded men limping along / Man helping wounded soldier into hut / Local islanders serving food / Soldier getting drink / Red Cross flag / Medics handing over tools / Man in medical tent / Casualties in beds in hospital tent
Bismarck Sea and trees in background / Wrecked barge? / Jungle / Lorry wreckage covered with fern etc / Pan roof and room badly damaged / Pan along wreckage / Pan burning wreckage
Background: Signal Corps pictures show American and Australian troops moving north from Papua as they stalk the Japanese in their relentless mopping up tactics.