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HNL 1415 : Japanese Newsreel - World War II

VS Japanese troops advancing over pontoon bridge, on foot & on horseback, running with camouflaged helmets, Japanese artillery fired, VS advancing with bugler across open field, VS ships sunk in harbour, Japanese aircraft taking off from aircraft carrier, Japanese artillery batteries firing, troops advancing in oil fields, Camouflaged tanks, soldiers firing rifles amongst trees,(1939 1945) - This footage may be pre WWII.
Access No. 42842 | 2 mins 18 secs | 1940s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
WS explosions in harbour. British soldiers returning from patrol. Wounded Fijian soldier carried in and given blood transfusion by US medic. VS Fijian soldiers in action against Japanese advancing through open jungle as Japanese open fire (English V/O & natural sound), Japanese surrender on board Missouri General Douglas MacArthur, Japanese officers, government officials, VS signing, Japanese Foreign Minister in top hat comes onboard ship, walking with cane, WS American sailors line the deck of the Missouri (mute) (14 August 1945) WWII. World War II
Access No. 42843 | 3 mins 4 secs | 1940s | Pacific, Japan | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
VS Australian service men & women marching through Melbourne streets, VS flag waving crowd, soldiers & tank through jungle, troopship arrives in Sydney harbour, sailing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, VS soldiers with kitbags lying on deck of transport ship, VS disembarking from ship in Sydney, LA small girl waves flag, VS march through Sydney as part of Victory Parade, MS Sir Thomas Blamey on white horse along in parade, US troops out of plane, Australian soldiers advance through New Guinea jungle (1945) WWII
Access No. 42844 | 3 mins 35 secs | 1940s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia, Sydney, NSW, Australia, New Guinea | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Zero aircraft take off from Pacific island airstrip, Aircraft carrier at sea, Japanese pilots briefed on flight deck, VS planes taking off from ship, WS unusual looking aircraft carrier at sea with plane taking off, CU Japanese flag, VS firing naval guns on ships, Soldiers firing rifles and rushing forwards, Japanese battle ships at sea, firing guns, VS patriotic music played with quick montage of Japanese ÒsuccessesÓ - Zero in flight, tanks, artillery, explosion, battleship through heavy sea & firing, aerial ship sunk, MS Japanese officer yelling, MCU Japanese soldier hiding with rifle behind small trees (note no shirt), (1939 1945) WWII
Access No. 124786 | 3 mins 30 secs | 1940s | Pacific | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |