Korean strike No. 77 Sqn RAAF

Accession Number F03323
Collection type Film
Measurement 5 min 44 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker 77 Squadron RAAF
Place made Korea: Kimpo, Korea: Pyongyang Area, Chinnampo
Date made 2 April 1953-3 May 1953
Access Open
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This item consists of a scene of No. 77 Squadron RAAF Gloster Meteor jet fighters taking off from Kimpo airfield and 48 individual gun camera films. The gun camera films were taken in the course of No. 77 Squadron RAAF Meteors attacks with High Explosive rocket, Napalm rocket and 20mm cannon on enemy troop concentrations, supply areas and industrial installations in North Korea, 2 April-3 May 1953. Each film is preceded with a title on which the aircraft number, date and pilot are cited. The 37th gun camera film is from the Australian War Memorial's Meteor A77-368 "Rosemary". The pilot was Sergeant R.L. Gilmour and the film was taken on 2 May 1953. The target was troop billets at Chaeryong, North Korea. See Official Records series AWM 64 item 1/157 Squadron narratives March-June 1953 for details of missions.

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