Canberra bomber strike

Unit No. 2 Squadron RAAF
Accession Number F02800
Collection type Film
Measurement 5 min 29 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 16mm/colour (Ektachrome)/silent
Maker Nakaishi
Whittaker, T
Place made Vietnam: Ninh Thuan Province, Phan Rang
Date made 5 September 1970
Access Open
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Operating 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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