Medical rehabilitation in the RAAF

Accession Number F02340
Collection type Film
Measurement 21 min
Object type Training and Technical films
Physical description 16mm/b&w/sound
Place made Australia
Date made 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A Official RAAF training film on medical rehabilitaion in the RAAF. Medical rehabilitation centres were established in RAAF Convalescent Depots to put pilots and airmen back in to the air and thus help overcome Australia's problem of shortage of manpower. This film appears to have been shot at Warburton Convalescent Depot and shows typical cases of injured airmen, administrative procedures, medical treatment and daily activities. Identified is 414290 F/Sgt J.R. Smith Air Gunner.

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