Rescued airmen from New Britain

Unit New Guinea Volunteer Rifles
Accession Number F01815
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 19 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w
Maker Bagnall, Frank N
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

A Catalina aircraft rescued three United States airmen and one Australian Army private of the New Guinea Volunteer Rifles (NGVR) from Japanese held New Britain. Identified personnel: Private J Stokie NGVR, Private B E Bordner, Lieutenant N G Hughes, Lieutenant E D Wallace, Squadron Leader Burrage.

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