Liberators operate from North West airfield

Accession Number F01721
Collection type Film
Measurement 42 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker McNeill, D
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Borneo: Balikpapan
Date made August 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


USAAF B-24 Liberator heavy bombers operating from airfields in the North Western area made a record trip for bomber aircraft to bomb Balikpapan, Borneo. The bombers all returned from this raid. This film shows a Liberator landing, the crew their Kangaroo mascot and aircraft being bombed up for next raid.

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