RAAF's first operation over North Korea, 2 July 1950

Units
Place Asia: Korea, Hamhung
Accession Number ART28996
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 76 cm x 152.6 cm; Framed: 92.5 cm x 169 cm x 5.5 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Taylor, Robert
Place made United Kingdom
Date made 1986
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Six RAAF North American P51D Mustang fighter aircraft escorting nine USAF Boeing B29 Superfortress bombers on raid over North Korea. No enemy aircraft were sighted. Medium anti-aircraft fire forming a box pattern was sighted. No aircraft were damaged.