Collection relating to the service of William H Robinson

Accession Number P02875.148
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm safety base
Maker Robinson, William H
Date made 26 June 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Goodenough Island, D'Entrecasteaux Group, Papua. 26 June 1943. Three Aerodrome Defence personnel of No. 79 (Spitfire) Squadron RAAF digging gun pits for their tripod mounted .303 Vickers machine guns for firing at low flying Japanese attackers on Vivigani airfield. Boxes of ammunition for the guns can be seen on the right and in the background.

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