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152203

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ID number 152203
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

THE REMAINS OF AN UNITED STATES C47 TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT WHICH WAS DAMAGED WHEN LANDING AT BATHURST ISLAND ON 1942-02-19. THIS WAS THE FIRST ALLIED AIRCRAFT SHOT UP ON AUSTRALIAN TERRITORY BY JAPANESE AIRCRAFT WHICH WERE ON THEIR WAY TO ATTACK DARWIN.