Amateur movies made by Mr. Arie Berger.
Source Netherlands Ministry of Defence
Movie #3 – 1943
- Images at the Moana Surfrider Resort on Waikiki Beach in Hawaii with the volcanic mountains Diamond Head in the background.
- Soldiers dancing and hula band playing.
- Military (Arie Berger) comes from the sea and three other soldiers sit at a picnic table.
- Tennis in Canberra Australia.
- The Harbour Bridge in Sydney filmed from multiple sides. View over the city and street scenes. Apple at Batchelor Airfield, Northern Territory. Dutch and Australian flag in flagpoles.
- Again Sydney Harbour Bridge with two large ships in the foreground.
- Soldiers are cut and shaved outdoors at Batchelor Airfield.
- Again images of Sydney with a boat trip in the bay.
- Back in Batchelor with practice gun shooting.
- Green surroundings at St. Peters Cathedral in Adelaide. Statues of River Torrens and the Cross of Sacrifice in front of the cathedral.
Movie #4 1943 -1944
- Car ride along the coast in Australia.
- Coastal town.
- Drive through rural surroundings. Kangaroo’s.
- View of Adelaide filmed from Lights Vision.
- South African War Memorial on King William Street.
- The National War Memorial on North Terrace.
- Children playing around a house.
- Overflying B-25 at Batchelor.
- Takeoff from a Lockheed PV-1 Ventura (SF-K) of No. 13 Squadron RAAF. Loading a truck.
- Arrival of a Douglas C-47 Dakota (VHRDG) of the ML-KNIL.
- Unloading goods from the Dakota and later loading them again, including a glass gun turret.
- A B-25 flying by.
- Young marsupial.
- Mr. Berger on the horizontal bar.
Movie #5 1945 -1946
- Mr. Berger on the horizontal bar at Batchelor.
- Victory parade at the Australian War Memorial (AWM) in Canberra with fly-by of various aircraft, including B-25s.
- A military bus with a number of men and women visits the AWM.
- A number of Tiger Moths are on a runway ready for departure.
- Bagara Beach near Bundaberg in Australia.
- Betty wedding to pilot.