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ID number F02661
Title Korean operations [No.] 77 Squadron [RAAF]
Collection Film
Object type Actuality footage
Maker 77 Squadron RAAF
Place made Korea
Date made May 1950-April 1951
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 31 min
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Access Open

Description

Gun camera films of No. 77 Squadron RAAF operations Korea 19 May 1950 to 2 April 1951. Films are of .50 calibre machine gun and rocket attacks on enemy entrenchments. Titles precede each film giving the pilot's name, date and the aircraft number. Title details are: F/O G. Thornton, 24 March 1951; Sgt Bessell 21 March 1951; Sgt R. Robson 23 March 1951; Sgt C. Sly 19 March 1951; F/Lt. C. D. Murphy 24 March 1951 A/c 709; F/O A.R.Turner ? August 1950; Creswell 13 March 1951 A/c 803; Flt/Lt V.B. Cannon 2 March 1951; K.H. Foster 2 April 1951 A/c 763; Flt/Sgt R. Lamb 2 April 1951; Flt Sgt Lamb (no date); Pilot 2 Les Reading (no date); (Pilot's name too faint) 2 April 1951; C.D. Murphy 29 March 1951; Scannell 26(?) March 1951; Strike 31 July 1950 F/O W.S. Michelson; Sgt T.A. Stoney 19 May 1950 A/c 760; Pilot 2 Les Reading A/c 815; Flt/Lt J.I. Adams 13(?) September 1950; P/O G.I. Stephens 17 August 1950 A/c 753; R.E. Trebilco 3 October 1950 A/c 801; R.W. Wittman 3 October 1950 A/c 796; F/O G. Thornton (date?); Sgt C.R. Klaffer (no date); F/O G. Thornton 3 February 1951 A/c 720; F/Lt. F.R. Coburn 3 February 1951 A/c 804; R.L. Dawson(?) 3 February 1951 A/c 782; R.L Dawson 12 February 1951 A/c 756; Mag no 682; Sgt C.R. Klaffer 21 March 1951; Sgt K.R. Meggs 1 March 1951 A/c 804; Flt/Lt F.W. Barnes 17 February 1951 A/c 780; Sgt C.R Klaffer 25 February 1951 A/c 780.


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