|Place||Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Mount Gambier|
|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Place made||Australia: South Australia, Mount Gambier|
|Date made||14 March 1945|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Lancaster G for George, soon after arrival in Australia. Photograph taken in circuit area at No. ...
Lancaster G for George, soon after arrival in Australia. Photograph taken in circuit area at No. 2 OAS Mount Gambier, 14 March 1945. Returning from a photographic mission, 431179 Flying Officer David Hamilton Hume identified G for George in the circuit area of the aircraft he was flying in. Indicating his camera to those in the cockpit of the Lancaster, the pilot of G for George slowed the bomber down for Hume to photograph it. This aircraft carried out 90 operational missions with 460 Squadron, RAAF over Germany and occupied Europe. G for George is held in the National Collection and is on display at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra.