Wings over New Guinea (Cinesound Review No 599)

Accession Number F01366
Collection type Film
Measurement 8 min 1 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made Australia
Date made 27 January 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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Cinesound newsreel showing the RAAF in New Guinea bombing and strafing enemy positions. Identified personnel are Squadron Leader Brian Reginald 'Black Jack' Walker and Flight Lieutenant Cyril 'Curley' Burn of Sydney. Wirraways over Mangrove Island operating from Dobodura, aircraft No A20/533 Piloted by Norman Deague, Observer Robertson. Unit New Guinea Force Air Liaison Group 'M' Squadron. (See also F01821 and F01850 for Department of Information unedited footage)