Beaufighter

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Accession Number F04758
Collection type Film
Measurement 13 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/Colour/silent
Maker Commonwealth Film Unit
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Williamtown
Date made c 1945
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

Activities of 5 Operational Training Unit (OTU), RAAF at Williamtown, NSW sometime after January 1945. Scenes include Beaufighters being serviced by Women's Auxilary Australian Air Force (WAAAF), armourers fitting rockets to underwing rails, aerial shots of Beaufighters in flight and firing rockets at sea. Portrait shots of RAAF pilots infront of and seated in aircraft. (Beaufighters A8-71, A8-75, A8-93 & A8-97 shown in this film were delivered to 5 OTU in January 1945. Information provided by RAAF Historical)

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