Transport Command RAAF

Accession Number F01668
Collection type Film
Measurement 5 min 39 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Bagnall, Frank N
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


In addition to actual RAAF Squadrons, there were a large number of Australians serving in RAF units. Among these was Transport Command. Shows Douglas C-47 Dakota transports taking off from an airfield in England with vital supplies for the front line in Europe; unloading in Europe and wounded being transferred from ambulance to aircraft for transport back to England; unloading wounded from aircraft into ambulance in England. Some of the aircraft in Transport Command have Australian crews or crew members. Flt/Sgt Terry Bouke, Flt/Sgt Duncan Martin, Flt/Sgt Bruce Picker and W/O Rupert Adams RAAF are identified.

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