Kittyhawks, Darwin

Unit United States Air Force
Accession Number F01778
Collection type Film
Measurement 7 min 34 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Carty, William M (Bill)
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 7 September 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

American airmen flying Curtiss P40 Kittyhawks fighter aircraft of the 9th Pursuit Squadron, 49th Pursuit Group United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) based at Darwin. Identified flyers are; Lieutenant R Taylor from Missouri, Captain B S Irvine of Georgia, Lieutenant Robert M McComsey of Pennsylvania, Lieutenant C L Patterson, Lieutenant J C Peasles, Lieutenant A J Reynolds of Oklahoma.

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