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Australian fishermen catch large number of fishes in nets off the coast of Queensland, Australia.

Australian fishermen make record catch off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Fishermen spread nets on a coast. They get underway in a boat. Men and women pull ropes until a net reaches a beach. A man brings fishes caught in the nets. Large number of fishes in the nets.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army General Walter Krueger inspects assault training camp of 1st Cavalry Division in Australia during World War II.

Jungle assault training of U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division at Camp Strathpine, Queensland, Australia, during World War II. Soldiers of 1st Cavalry Division cross a stream in tarpaulin boats. The soldiers tow a 75 mm howitzer along a road and into a field. The soldiers use a surveyor's transit. U.S. Army Lieutenant General Walter Krueger, Commander of the U.S. Sixth Army, is escorted by Major General Innis P. Swift, Commander of the 1st Cavalry Division. They inspect activities at the training camp. View of a cabin in the woods serving as the Division Headquarters. General Krueger puffs on a tobacco pipe while General Swift points out various aspects of the training, including a soldier crossing a river on a zip line. They climb a small hill, where Krueger, now smoking a cigarette, climbs into a waiting jeep.

Date: 1944, February
Duration: 2 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Soldiers of 1st Cavalry Division in a church service at an assault training camp in Australia during World War II.

Camp Strathpine, an Australian training camp set up for the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division in Queensland, Australia during World War II. Soldiers of 1st Cavalry Division seated on logs of wood during a Protestant church services. The soldiers seated in front of an altar. The altar is made out of logs of wood. Lighted candles at the altar.

Date: 1944, February
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Lieutenant General Kruger inspects elements of the 1st Cavalry Division training in Australia during World War II.

Lieutenant General Walter Krueger, Commander, U.S. Sixth Army, on inspection tour of 1st Cavalry Division units training at Camp Strathpine, Queensland, Australia. He inspects wing of a glider, with skin open to reveal the internal structure. Next, accompanied by Major General Innis P. Swift, the Division Commander, he is briefed by an officer in a dugout. The Generals then walk through a campsite of tents, where a local commander (Colonel) accompanies General Krueger as he closely inspects the site and tents. Krueger emerging from a tent. General Swift heads to a car, and stands by it, as Krueger lingers to talk with local commanders. Next, Krueger is seen accompanied by a very tall Brigadier General, walking among tents.

Date: 1943, February
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The display and demonstration by British units,Australian Air Force and the U.S. Air Force in Australia

The 100th anniversary celebration of the state of Queensland in Australia. The U.S. aircraft stationed at the Amberly Royal Australian Air Station. People at the Air Base. The display and demonstration at the Amberly Royal Australian Air Station by the British units,Australian Air Force and the United States Air Force aerial task in operation square deal. Spectators watch the demonstration.

Date: 1960
Duration: 1 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A Japanese Mitsubishi A6M3 Type 32 Zero fighter plane being tested at Wright Field, Ohio, during World War II

Army Air Forces records describe this as flight tests conducted at Wright Field on a Japanese Mitsubishi Type 0 MK2-SSF Hamp fighter plane, Army Air Forces (AAF) No. EB-201. (Recognized later, as a variant of the Zero, these Mitsubishi A6M3 Type 32 planes were renamed "Zeke 32.") Flight tests were made from January 9th to March 10th, 1944, to compare this aircraft with AAF fighters and to verify tests made in Australia by the Special Duties and Performance Flight of T.S.-7, Directorate of Technical Services, Melbourne. Test pilot in the cockpit with engine running. Closeup of pilot (possibly Captain Ralph C. Hoewing, who became first Commandant of the AAF Test Pilot School). He takes off from the airfield. and is seen in flight. Various aerial views of the Zero are seen including: flying overhead and from above as it flies over Ohio farmland. The pilot enters a shallow climb; and is seen from above and behind. He performs a slow descending roll. Finally, he buzzes the airfield at low altitude and high speed, and then brings the aircraft in for a smooth landing. (Note: This aircraft was rebuilt by the Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit in Hangar 7 at Eagle Farm Airfield, Brisbane, Australia, from the wrecks of five Mitsubishi A6M3 Type 32 Zeke's captured at Buna, New Guinea, during the war.) [ Ref. WWW. hangar7.org.au ]

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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