PANMUNJOM, NORTH KOREA. 1953-09-01. STILL WEARING THEIR BLUE CHINESE PRISON UNIFORMS, FIVE PILOTS ...

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Accession Number JK0855
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
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PANMUNJOM, NORTH KOREA. 1953-09-01. STILL WEARING THEIR BLUE CHINESE PRISON UNIFORMS, FIVE PILOTS SHOT DOWN WHILE SERVING WITH NO. 77 SQUADRON RAAF ARE SHOWN SHORTLY AFTER THEIR RELEASE FROM PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS IN NORTH KOREA. LEFT TO RIGHT: (BACKROW) PILOT OFFICER RON GUTHRIE; FLIGHT LIEUTENANT OLAF BERGH (RAF); FLIGHT LIEUTENANT JOHN "BUTCH" HANNAN (FRONT ROW); PILOT OFFICER VANCE DRUMMOND AND PILOT OFFICER BRUCE THOMSON. ON HAND TO GREET THEM WAS SQUADRON LEADER NEVILLE MCNAMARA, EXECUTIVE OFFICER, NO. 77 SQUADRON.