Australian troops recapture the island of Timor during World War II.
Timor Date:1945 Duration:8 min 23 sec Sound:Yes
'Men at Timo' shows how the Australian troops managed to recapture the island of Timor during World War II. A map of Timor. Australian soldiers cut off by friendly forces and bypassed by the war as they hide in jungles in Timor. Men eat and bathe. They engage in guerrilla warfare against the Japanese forces. Injured soldiers on litters. Men construct a radio transmitter and contact Darwin. They give a proof of their identity and get supplies in return. A portion of native population is won over by Australian currency and civil is instigated. Australian troops look at a map. Natives flee villages due to a civil war. Australian soldiers praised by the Company Commander. Island is recaptured by Australian guerrillas, spear and fire stick wielding natives. Smoke rises from huts as natives leave.
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