Title Details

HNL 1422 : World War II - New Guinea

Australian regular troops (21st Division of AIF) arrive in Port Moresby New Guinea, Regular soldiers in village, fire in distance, wrecked allied planes at Port Moresby, Air to Air aircraft flying (Biscuit Bomber), soldiers collecting air dropped supplies from open field, damaged packages, man eating, Militia soldiers in village base (39th Battalion), militia soldiers walk in single file past camera, native stretcher bearers carrying wounded (Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels), Arrive at village Base in rain, injured man with arm in sling, plane flies over
Access No. 42960 | 2 mins 3 secs | 1940s | Port Moresby, New Guinea, | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Native stretcher bearers walk into village, plane drops supplies, men look up at the sky, Salvation Army sign on jungle track, wounded man has his cigarette lit for him, AIF soldiers walk in single file wearing camouflage green uniforms, soldiers gather around US plane, General Macarthur gets out of plane, Macarthur & General Blamey along in jeep during inspection of forward areas
Access No. 42961 | 1 min 20 secs | 1940s | New Guinea | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Japanese prisoners of war, AIF, Australian soldiers with natives, soldiers hiding behind damaged equipment, dead Japanese in dugout, Australian soldiers advance over shelled land, native stretcher bearers with wounded, Wounded soldier attended to at Forward dressing station (casualty clearing), soldiers firing rifles, loading bullet belt, scattered tents on heavily bombed hillside, soldiers walking up bombed out hill (Shaggy Ridge?), soldier hammering in cross to mark grave, tent on hill top
Access No. 42965 | 2 mins 9 secs | 1940s | New Guinea | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Soldiers walking up hill in jungle, soldiers cleaning barrel of artillery, Australian soldiers advance after landing on beach, tank & foot soldiers move slowly forward, Advancing through tall grass (Koonai), horse being shod, Religious service, soldiers in camp on side of bombed out hill (Shaggy Ridge?) AIF.
Access No. 42966 | 1 min 54 secs | 1940s | New Guinea | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |