RAAF convoy busters

Accession Number F02015
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Atlantic Ocean: North Sea, United Kingdom: Scotland, Dallachy
Date made 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

Cinesound news item featuring an attack on enemy shipping by Bristol Beaufighters of No. 455 Squadron RAAF. Commentator also mentions RAF pilots attacking enemy rocket sites. A few shots of pilots and Spitfires on ground; the attack; and the return flight. Two shots of a Beaufighter crashing into sea. See also F01617 "RAAF Beaufighters" & F01618 "RAAF Spitfires" for unedited Department of Information material.