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'Army dogs sniff out mines', 1971 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from an item in a 1971 black-and-white newsreel, Australian Movie Magazine, produced by Fox Movietone (Australia) and Cinesound Productions. The item is titled 'Army dogs sniff out mines'. The soundtrack includes narration, music and sound effects. The film simulates an explosion of a landmine that causes ...

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'Army dogs sniff out mines', 1971 - asset 2

This is an excerpt from an item in a 1971 black-and-white newsreel Australian Movie Magazine produced by Fox Movietone (Australia) and Cinesound Productions. The item is titled 'Army dogs sniff out mines'. The footage shows a German shepherd walking along a bush track, and sitting down when it has located a hidden device. ...

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Land Mines - A Love Story, 2004: No more pretty shoes

This clip shows Afghan couple Shah and Habiba, who both lost limbs as a result of treading on landmines. Shah describes how during the war in Afghanistan between the Mujaheddin and the Soviet Union, when both sides used landmines, he planted the devices. Habiba says she wants a pair of pretty shoes but has to make do with ...

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Soldiers of 5RAR on jungle patrol, Vietnam, 1969

This colour photograph shows members of C Company, 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (5RAR) on patrol in tropical jungle in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Three Australian soldiers are visible, wearing camouflage 'greens' and bush hats and carrying packs as they patrol through thick jungle undergrowth. Palms, vines ...

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Landmines

This is a compilation of three teaching sequences about the use of landmines and their impact on people's lives. It includes sections on landmines and their dangers; the landmine problem in Cambodia; approaches to addressing the problems caused by landmines and assisting their survivors; and the work of the international ...