New Guinea. 6 March 1944. The RAAF has played a prominent part in the Allied campaign to drive ...

Unit No. 100 Squadron (RAF)
Accession Number 016636
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Bagnall, Frank N
Place made New Guinea
Date made 6 March 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

New Guinea. 6 March 1944. The RAAF has played a prominent part in the Allied campaign to drive back the Japanese in the South West Pacific and in raids and reconnaissance many of the planes have been manned by Australian personnel. Men of the Beaufort squadrons have been together for more than a year working as a team and they have wrought havoc among Tojo's men. During this inspection all working parts are pulled down and visually inspected and serviced. Work is done on fuselage, motors and armament by fitters, riggers and armourers. The aircraft of No. 100 (Beaufort) Squadron RAAF is jacked up into a flying position to harmonize the guns and enable the under-carriage inspection to be made.