Allied troops at the Kokoda front, New guinea during World War 2. Aerial views of the mountainous country side. U.S. Army air Forces C-53 aircraft in flight. Natives look skywards towards the plane in flight. Aircraft drop supplies as a parachute descends. Australian soldiers on a field.
Australian troops at the Kokoda front, New guinea during World War II. Australian soldiers fry food in open and eat. A soldier cleans his rifle. A cameraman sets camera on a tree as a native looks on. An Australian soldier walks through a jungle as he carries a rifle. A damaged native hut after an explosion. A shell explodes.
Australian troops at the Kokoda front, New guinea during World War 2. Australian troops with rifles advance. Native men and women. Natives carry wounded soldiers on litters through mud and rain. Wounded being provided first aid. An injured soldiers smokes a cigarette. A soldier with a broken hand in a sling. A soldier shows his helmet. Soldiers run around in a village.
U.S. troops fight Japanese Army in New Guinea. The troops advance from Kokoda through New Guinea jungles towards Japanese bases of Buna and Gona. A U.S. light field gun fired on Japanese positions. Japanese planes from Rabaul score direct bomb hit on a U.S. supply craft which blows up. New Guinea natives bring in wounded U.S. soldiers. A U.S. cruiser sinks two Japanese destroyers. Japanese prisoners on the deck of the cruiser.
Scenes from the Japanese South Seas Force invasion of coastal New Guinea in March 1942, during World War 2. Stern of a ship. Smoke rising from a ship in the far background. Japanese warships underway at sea, mountains in the background. A Japanese man on deck of warship, paints picture of historic naval victory. Animated map showing Northern Australia and New Guinea, with animated bombs falling on Port Moresby and flags showing Japanese-held positions at Lae and Salamaua on the coast of the Solomon Sea, to the North. A view of the coastline on the Solomon Sea. Japanese troops are seen in a column making their way through the jungles.They stand with the rising sun battle flag and proceed further, pulling field pieces and carrying other war materiel. View from inside a dwelling, as the Japanese troops enter town of Lae. Destroyed hangars and aircraft at the Lae airfield, which the Japanese bombed on January 21, 1942. The Japanese rising sun flag flying on a tall flag pole. Japanese ships in harbor.
Mechanics servicing P-40 fighter aircraft on what is most likely 4-mile Strip on New Guinea. Date is probably late 1942. "Scatterbrain" was the name painted a P-40 flown by Captain George Manning of the 7th Fighter Squadron, which was based at Rogers Airfield, Port Moresby, New Guinea, during 1942-43, during World War Two.