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HNL 1355 : WWI footage, cartoon & Versailles Peace Treaty

Military march down Australian street, AIF, some in civilian clothes, Light Horse ride down street on horses, Australian Light Horse, Australian troops boarding ships in Australia, posing on camels near the pyramids in desert (near Mena Camp), British battleship at wharf, battleships firing, Turkish troops, ships firing guns, quick shot of Australian troops sitting in small motor boats, ships firing and shells landing onshore at Gallipoli, pan Australian dugouts in hillside, men walk through trench, ms abandoned heavy gun left behind when the Australians evacuated in December 1915, WWI
Access No. 42696 | 1 min 29 secs | 1910s | Australia, Egypt, Middle East, Gallipoli, Turkey | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Soldiers walking behind the lines on the Western Front, in trench attaching bayonets to rifles, walking through trench, explosion in no man's land, VS artillery fired from dugouts, Australian gun crew firing artillery (note: one is wearing a souvenir German spiked helmet which were only worn early in the war), WS smoke from guns firing out of re-enforced positions, Explosions, Men sitting in trench loading machine gun belt, LS men running on the horizon with churned earth in F/G, Quick shots - artillery, horses silhouette, horses in mud, laying duckboards, snow on the ground - LS men walking in far distance in single file. AIF. WWI
Access No. 124766 | 1 min 43 secs | 1910s | Western Front, France, Belgium | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Australian Light Horse in desert (large group), British troops firing artillery in the desert, trench mortar fired by British, WS smoke from explosion in distance, mortar crew reload, British machine gunners, horses pulling wagon, Camel Corp, Light Horsemen riding over sand dunes, VS camels carrying loads of stretchers and supplies, Red Cross wagons, WS camels in camp, VS men setting up tents in desert - quick shot of boiling the billy WWI
Access No. 124768 | 2 mins | 1910s | Palestine, Middle East | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |