A Year to Remember 1944

Australia, 1965

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Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1944 - D-Day Allied landing at Normandy - 223 mile pipeline between Morgan and Whyalla - English war brides arrive in Sydney - Assembly of torpedoes by women - Forced landing of plane carrying Bob Hope - Transport strike in Sydney and Newcastle - General MacArthur arrives in Canberra - Food shortage for koalas - Production of `Rats of Tobruk’, Peter Finch and Chips Rafferty … and much more. Rated: G

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