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ID numberF02800
Collection typeFilm
TitleCanberra bomber strike
Measurement5 min 29 sec
DownloadDownload video 25.24 MB
Object typeActuality footage
  • Nakaishi
  • Whittaker, T
Place madeVietnam: Ninh Thuan Province, Phan Rang
Date made5 September 1970
Descriptor16mm/colour (Ektachrome)/silent
DescriptionOperating from their base at Phan Rang, the Canberra crews of No 2 Squadron RAAF make daily strikes against enemy bunkers, tunnel complexes, trench lines and fortifications. Each aircraft drops six M117 750 lb bombs, a deadly 4,500 lbs of high explosive.

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