Australian General Sir Thomas Blamey and Lt. Gen. Eichelberger in New Guinea during World War II
Buna New Guinea Date:1943 Duration:1 min 48 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Scenes in Buna, New Guinea, during the battle of Buna-Gona,fought by American and Australian forces in World War 2. An American General and Australian General, Sir Thomas Blamey, Commander of the Allied Land Forces in the Southwest Pacific, conducting an inspection in the jungle. General Blamey and U.S. Army Lieutenant General Robert L. Eichelberger with another Australian commander. General blamey beside a jeep in a marshy area of the jungle. Trees in the marshy area in the background. The men are talking. Other officers in the background. The Generals driving in a jeep on a jungle trail. American soldiers throwing grenades and concealing themselves among the trees. Several dead Japanese in a trench. A catholic chaplain conducting services in the jungle. The soldiers and officers gathered in front of the chaplain. General Blamey and General Eichelberger walking on a trail in the jungle. Other men following the Generals. Inside captured Japanese fortifications, General Blamey inspects a Japanese Taisho heavy machine gun. General Eichelberger joins him. They also inspect a long barreled Japanese artillery piece.
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