Tunis, Malta, Sicily [3 Squadron RAAF] / Flight Lieutenant R Q Wilkinson

Unit No. 3 Squadron
Accession Number F00258
Collection type Film
Measurement 21 min 14 sec
Object type Home movie
Physical description 8mm standard/b&w/silent
Maker Wilkinson, Ralph Courtier
Place made Italy: Sicily, Malta, Tunisia: Tunis
Date made 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Tunis, Tunisia, German war cemetery showing headstones. French graves. Locals waiting in front of the Credit Fancier d'Algerie et de Tunis. Street scenes. High angle of town. Airmen sightseeing. Street scenes. Wellington flies overhead. Shark mouth P40 of 112 Squadron RAF (code GA-A). War grave of 21053 Sgt Rex Ian Palmer killed 21 April 1943 in a flying accident. Cemetery French graves. Street scene. Cathedral. Street scenes. Bomb damage - buildings. Harbour pans. Street scenes US servicemen. Church - priest. Cathedral. Countryside - farmers - close up of French couple. Mules. Landing craft in harbour. Leaving harbour aboard ship for Malta. Arrival in Malta. P-40 aircraft wreck in field. Various scenes of Maltese countryside. Sicily showing Siracusa, Rosilini, Modica Gorge, Modica town, Ragusa and Catania. View of Mount Etna from squadron camp. Etna and Catania plain. Captured Italian Macchi 202 fighter in 3 Squadron RAAF markings (code CV-V). Italian biplane trainer. C-47 Dakota transport aircraft parked. Flight in C-47. Africa from the air. C-47s in formation.

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