After Bardia

Running time
3 min 17 sec
Date made
Place made
Egypt: Suez Canal, Kantara
Australian War Memorial

Matron Annie Sage and her nurses at the 2nd Australian General Hospital at El Kantara, Egypt, look after Australians wounded at Bardia in January 1941. The film which was shot by official war photographer George Silk shows the very harsh desert conditions faced by everyone who was based there. It includes the distribution of Red Cross comforts and magazines to the patients as well as a visit by General Sir Thomas Blamey.

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