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FOOTAGE number
AUS1547487
Title
Two US soldiers visit Sydney's Taronga Zoo with a girl. They see kangaroos, koalas, the Floral Clock and a platypus. Australia 1944
Description
Clip from an Australian produced propaganda film for American audiences, which uses the device of an American soldier stationed in Australia writing a letter to his parents in the US. Clip features two US soldiers visiting the Taronga Zoo with a girl. They see kangaroos, koalas, the Floral Clock and a platypus.
Date
1944CE
Credit
Two US soldiers visit Sydney's Taronga Zoo with a girl. They see kangaroos, koalas, the Floral Clock and a platypus. Australia 1944 / Australian War Memorial / Bridgeman Images
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