Bismarck Sea, Papua - New Guinea. During the Battle of the Bismarck Sea in which the Japanese ...

Unit Royal Australian Air Force
Places
Accession Number 014479
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative acetate
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, Bismarck Sea
Date made c March 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Bismarck Sea, Papua - New Guinea. During the Battle of the Bismarck Sea in which the Japanese suffered heavy losses while attempting to reinforce their garrison at Lae, a RAAF Beaufighter attacks a camouflaged Japanese transport. A burst is poured into the burning vessel.