India Command No. 2

Accession Number F02125
Collection type Film
Measurement 9 min
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Stirling, James Belton
Place made Burma
Date made 27 April 1945-28 April 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


Akyab airfield, Burma, shows 428056 Pilot Officer (P/O) Selwyn Leonard Bently (Champ) Skeels of Hobart, Tas, a navigator of 197 Squadron RAF as he dries himself. 420261 P/O Edward Roland (Eddie) Pollack of Ballina, NSW, a Wireless Airgunner puts on his shirt. 428457 P/O A.lan John Thompson of Canterbury, Vic, a pilot, shaving. 425946 Flight Sergeant Garnett Evans Burke Laffan of Bundaberg, Qld, drawing water from a well. Crashed RAF Vultee Vengence at Akyab Airfield. Squadron Leader. Bristow RAF having a hair cut. Coastal shots Akyab to Ramree. Shot of Douglas C-47 Dakota transport aircraft's engine in flight. Road convoys to Rangoon. Supply dropping at Tennant (?) by 426740 Flying Officer Garmet Sutor Lane Burns RAAF a Navigator of Brisbane, Qld. Road convoys. Bomb damage at Pyu. Douglas C-47 Dakota in flight. Akyab strip from air. Pegu airstrip. Street fighting at Pegu.

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