• Short Summary

    Members of Australian Army and Navy waiting for military action in Palestine, including crew of HMAS Sydney following their sinking of the Italian ship 'Bartolomeo Colleoni'.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Australians settle down in Palestine

    PALESTINE:
    Australian soldiers awaiting military action in camp, including waking up, showering, shaving, reading newspapers and eating breakfast. Convoy of armed soldiers along on camels in desert. Troops eating lunch with Arab Sheikh in room containing western domestic alarm clock. Australian soldiers exercising: swimming in sea, marching on beach and running race. Victor collecting trophy. Arrival of Australian naval ship HMAS Sydney including troops on deck. Italian prisoners-of-war wounded in ship hospital. Australian sailors waving and polishing guns on battleship.
    Background: Members of Australian Army and Navy waiting for military action in Palestine, including crew of HMAS Sydney following their sinking of the Italian ship 'Bartolomeo Colleoni'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3V5DSJW1F4HYK5MV8LDO62ONI
    Media URN:
    VLVA3V5DSJW1F4HYK5MV8LDO62ONI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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