• Short Summary

    Footage of US bombers taking off at Port Moresby on a mission to bomb Japanese targets at Lae during World War II.

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The World at War The Far East Front

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Port Moresby:
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    AEROPLANES, American. U.S. bombers at Port Moresby..Gens. Royce & Scanlon send fliers on mission..dropping bombs over Lae. plane makes belly-landing. Lt. Col. Divine

    AEROPLANES - Japan Jap bombers strafe / Australian forces at Port Moresby..chases off by pursuit planes 27 Jap. bombers raid Darwin..

    DIVINE, Lt. Col, Diving. Makes belly landing after raid on Japs

    ROYCE GENERAL, Brig. U.S. Speeds U.S. bombers (fliers) on their mission w. Gen. Scanlon.

    SCANLON, General (U.S.). W. Gen. Royce speeds U.S. fliers on their mission

    Military - Active, WW2, Second World War, Australian Infantry, Australian soldiers, Japanese bombers, military aircraft
    Background: Footage of US bombers taking off at Port Moresby on a mission to bomb Japanese targets at Lae during World War II. Also includes Australian troops and Japanese bombers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEP0HJJA8GGW192YVDWK43CBTI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEP0HJJA8GGW192YVDWK43CBTI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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