Saving airmen from the sea

Accession Number F02003
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 35 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Australia
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright

Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

A newsreel item showing co-operation between RAN and RAAF in air/sea rescue work. RAN officer instructing RAAF air sea rescue crews; air/sea rescue operation room, air/sea rescue launches leaving base; at sea; picking up airman from dinghy; airman receiving medical attention aboard air/sea rescue launch; launches returning to base.

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