RAAF coverage

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Accession Number F01850
Collection type Film
Measurement 25 min
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area, Buna, New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made c 1943
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

Armourers and fitters working on Beaufighter and Boston aircraft, shots from a bomb trolley and bombing-up Bostons with 500 lb and 250 lb bombs, Kittyhawks, Wirraway directing 25 pounder artillery fire, wrecked Japanese Zero fighters on Buna strip, aerial shots from Boston bomber, Beaufighter strafing run shot from cockpit. Identified personnel: Adjutant 'Curley' Wearne, Corporal Pivott, Pilot Officer (PO) Norm Frazer, 3920 Flight Sergeant Andrew Crawford Heron, 290491 Squadron Leader Ross Aubrey Little DFC, 260535 Flight Lieutenant Ronald Frederick 'Torchy' Uren DFC, Flying Officer (FO) John Maguire, Alec Spooner, FO Bill Deague of Melbourne, Pilot Jack Williamson of Mackay, Observer Norm Johnson of Sydney, Pilot Neil Hutchinson of Mildura, Wing Commander 'Black Jack' Walker of Adelaide, Sergeant Bill Cameron.

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