[77 Squadron RAAF in Korea]

Accession Number F03337
Collection type Film
Measurement 64 min
Object type Home movie
Physical description 8mm standard/colour (Kodachrome)/silent
Maker Unknown
Place made Korea, Philippines: Luzon, Manila
Date made early 1950s
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953

Item copyright: External copyright

Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Mainly colour home movie by one of the Squadron members. Footage consists mainly of aerial activities but there are short sequences featuring closer shots of individual members going about daily business from about 01.25.00 onwards - foot patrols (summer) , jeep, soldiers having a cigarette, korean schoolgirls (?), cricket match, US soldiers (?) many scenes of airfield , with personnel undertaking routine tasks, and taxing and flying aircraft, pilots preparing for take off with assistance from ground crew; sequence showing massive black smoke plume rising into sky from the horizon followed by smiling ground crew wearing tin hats walking towards camera, the plume in the background.

  • Part 1 Video of [77 Squadron RAAF in Korea] (video)
  • Part 2 Video of [77 Squadron RAAF in Korea] (video)