|Measurement||Framed: 56.6 cm x 63.2 cm x 5 cm; Unframed: 39.4 cm x 45.4 cm|
|Physical description||oil on canvas on hardboard|
|Place made||New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Papuan Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Goodenough Island|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Bombing up Beauforts for daylight raids over New Britain
Bombing up Beauforts for daylight raids over New Britain. These were the largest raids carried out by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) at this time. Targets were Cape Hoskins, Dampier, Gasmata etc. These aircraft also carried out large night attacks on Lakuni airstrip and Rabual at a time when the enemy had strong fighter bases and heavy Ack Ack positions in the target area, Goodenough Island, New Guinea.