BUT AREA, DAGUA, NORTH EAST NEW GUINEA. C. 1945-04. A CORNER OF THE DAGUA AIRFIELD, NEAR WEWAK, ...

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Accession Number OG2688
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Harrison, John Thomas
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

BUT AREA, DAGUA, NORTH EAST NEW GUINEA. C. 1945-04. A CORNER OF THE DAGUA AIRFIELD, NEAR WEWAK, AFTER IT HAD BEEN CAPTURED BY THE AUSTRALIANS ON 1945-03-21. IN THE FOREGROUND IS A JAPANESE BROKEN KAWASAKI KI-48, ARMY TYPE 99 TWIN-ENGINED LIGHT BOMBER AIRCRAFT, ALLIED CODE NAME LILY, AND BEHIND IT DOTTED ABOUT ARE SOME OF THE 102 WRECKED JAPANESE KITE AIRCRAFT.