PAPUA. 1942-08-19. LOADING DOUGLAS C47 PLANES WITH SUPPLIES FOR TROOPS IN THE FORWARD AREA. FOR ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda Trail
Accession Number 026279
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Fisher, Thomas
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

PAPUA. 1942-08-19. LOADING DOUGLAS C47 PLANES WITH SUPPLIES FOR TROOPS IN THE FORWARD AREA. FOR TROOPS NEAR KOKODA, SUPPLIES ARE DROPPED FROM THE PLANES. THE GROUND TROOPS HAVE NICKNAMED THESE PLANES THE "BISCUIT BOMBERS".