Jim Price - Jungle v Desert

Running time
46 sec
Date made
Department of Veterans' Affairs


[They were] certainly altogether different because, you know, you could see a long way in the desert but the jungle, you couldn't see a place two yards away.

There was only tracks in New Guinea you walk along whereas in the desert you had a front line of troops, you know, for half a mile either side of you but in the jungle it was just, I was a forward scout in New Guinea for my battalion so you're number one target for the Japs.

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