WEEKLY REVIEW 138

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Wartime traffic...WOMEN TRUCK DRIVERS (title missing off print): While the men are at war, women load mail bags onto trucks and empty mail boxes. “Women doing a man sized job... Women drivers were once a backseat joke, but these women know their job.”
Also shows a woman emptying pennies from phone boxes and drinking tea with others. “They work like men, but they’re women still when it comes to knocking back a cup of chatter-water”.
PACIFIC INVASION...WHAT IT TAKES: The 1st division prepare for the invasion of Nissan Island in an effort to crush Japan out of existence in the Pacific. They load supplies , tanks, trucks and weapons onto ships. Large air balloons are attached to the cargo.

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Year 1944

Reference number F673

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series WEEKLY REVIEW

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:06:21

Production company NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT

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