• Short Summary

    General MacArthur leads Australian and US troops in Finchaven and Medang, and natives of Markham Valley support troops

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: New Guinea Battlefront - Fighting From Finschafen to Madang

    NEW GUINEA: Various:
    EXT

    BRIDGES Aussies build log bridge in N. Guinea

    NATIVES. With Aussies in N.Guinea..crowd around as troops advance..native baby watching..1 native sniper w.gun

    NEW GUINEA. Attack & landings on--MEDANG-FINCHAVEN-MARKHAM VALLEY.. Landing on coast.. Aussie gunners.. wounded.. Aussie w. big Jap sheath knife.. Infantry advance.. natives watch.. new airfields built.. Lightening Telephone signal wires laid out.. Aussies crossing rivers.. Mail arrives.. troops have bath in stream.. Building bridge across river

    RIVERS. Sappers build bridge across with logs

    Military - Active

    World War II, World War Two, Second World War, WWII, war, Papua New Guinea
    Background: General MacArthur leads Australian and US troops in Finchaven and Medang, and natives of Markham Valley support troops

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABSL1W9S2NKGNO2UKX209AXGRR
    Media URN:
    VLVABSL1W9S2NKGNO2UKX209AXGRR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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