Supply dropping at Nakom Paton

Accession Number F07345
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 56 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Nicholson, George Harvey
Place made Thailand
Date made 23 September 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


Shortly after Japan's surrender, RAF planes started to drop supplies, clothing, food, radio receivers and medicine to POW camps in Thailand. 'Legies' (amputee POWs from Chulalongkorn Hospital) arrive in Singapore. NX34793 Major Charles Brian O'Brien, 2/18 Australian Infantry Battalion and Commanding Officer (CO) of Nakom Paton POW Camp, talking to Flight Lieutenant Prachaok Sultimai, CO of landing strip.

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