• Short Summary

    American gunners fire on Japanese bombers as they fly over New Guinea, but an enemy hit ignites the fuel dump and Australian infantryman roll untouched barrels of fuel away from the flames

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Far East Front

    NEW GUINEA:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES (America) Catapult plane takes off U.S. ship


    AMERICAN NAVAL. U.S. fleet night bombardment off New Guinea..catapult planes takes off


    CATAPULT Plane takes off U.S. ship


    NEW GUINEA. Japanese bomb oil dumps.. lots of drums.. U.S. fleet night bombardment.


    OIL. Japsn. bomb New Guinea oil dump. masses oil drums


    Japan; Airforce - Active

    South West Pacific Theatre, Allies, World War Two, World War II, Second World War, war, troops, soldiers, pilots, United States
    Background: American gunners fire on Japanese bombers as they fly over New Guinea, but an enemy hit ignites the fuel dump and Australian infantryman roll untouched barrels of fuel away from the flames

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3OACLFD5FF42VUZMNZKBLO4OC
    Media URN:
    VLVA3OACLFD5FF42VUZMNZKBLO4OC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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