Soldiers and natives pack and prepare to deliver biscuits to Australian and American troops during the Buna Campaign.
Papua New Guinea Date:1942, November Duration:5 min 12 sec Sound:Yes
American and Australian soldiers during the Buna-Gona Campaign in Papua New Guinea. A map of the conflict area. Soldiers amidst firing in the fields and forests. A tank moves through the forest area. Planes in the sky. Soldiers under heavy camouflage among the bushes. A military storage facility. Soldiers and natives pack and prepare to deliver biscuits to troops. Papuan natives put a box into a sack. Soldiers at tables make requisitions for a supply of blankets. Blankets are transferred from a truck to a warehouse. A soldier calculates the supply of European and native ration supplies to the troops during the Buna Campaign in October - November 1942. A plane in the sky, and then lands. A U.S. Airman explains the process of, and dangers involved in the dropping of supplies from airplanes. Soldiers fight the enemy in the forest. Wounded Japanese soldiers are carried on stretchers. A dead soldier on the ground. Australian and American soldiers celebrate their victory. The soldiers sit and rest, smiling and smoking cigarettes. Soldiers pay their respects at graves of comrades in a makeshift cemetery.
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