• Short Summary

    Troops advancing in the jungle, and Squadron Leader Keith Truscott (ace fighter pilot) with The Royal Australian Air Force conducting attacks against the Japanese Army during the Battle of Milne Bay

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Further Advances in New Guinea

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Milne Bay:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES, Australian R.A.A.F. drop supplies over Kokoda New Guinea..pilots and ground crews at work..plane tanks off..pilots relax etc.


    AUSTRALIA MILITARY in New Guinea.. infantry advance.. troops haul big gun thro' mud in jungle.. carry supplies.. tommy w. bicycle.. eating meal in open.. w. captured Japanese bayonet, tree climbing boots etc.

    (G.O.C. Milne Force) In New Guinea

    GUNS. hauling big gun thro' Giniea jungle thro' thick mud..infantry advance..captured Jap 37 mm. field gun firing

    JAPAN - MILITARY. captured Jap 37mm.field gun firing Jap.

    JAPAN, - NAVAL. Captured Jap Invasion on Barge in New Guinea w. bullet marks in side

    NEW GUINEA. troops carry supplies thro' jungle Kokoda,, hauling big gun & advancing thro' mud.. planes drops supplies.. takes off from camouflaged 'field.. Japanese tanker on side of road.. tommy w. cycle.. bullet proof vest. left by Japs.. booty & debris.. troops eat over open fire.. captured invasion barge.. prisoners (inc. old man).. Milne Bay Harbour w. sunken allied ship in background.. ships unload munitions, flags, baconets, tree-climbing boots left by Japanese

    SHIPPING. Unloading munitions at Milne Bay Harbour N. Guinea.. allied ship (sunk) in background..


    TRUSCOTT, Flt. Lt. Keith. in New Guinea..working w. ground crews (in thick felt hat)


    Military - Active

    Kokoda Track Campaign, Bluey, Pacific, RAAF, aeroplanes, airplanes, Axis, Allies, Second World War, WWII, war, World War Two, World War II
    Background: Troops advancing in the jungle, and Squadron Leader Keith Truscott (ace fighter pilot) with The Royal Australian Air Force conducting attacks against the Japanese Army during the Battle of Milne Bay

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF0TJ2A8VUOH024WRWW9Z5OSUN
    Media URN:
    VLVAF0TJ2A8VUOH024WRWW9Z5OSUN
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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