A hangar at the RAAF Station (later RAAF Base Fairbairn) containing several North American B25 ...

Unit Netherlands Forces
Place Oceania: Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Fairbairn
Accession Number P01818.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Date made 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

A hangar at the RAAF Station (later RAAF Base Fairbairn) containing several North American B25 Mitchell bomber aircraft belonging to No 18 (NEI) Squadron, a composite RAAF and Netherlands East Indies Squadron. The squadron was based in Canberra and subsequently operated from MacDonald and Batchelor airfields in the Northern Territory. Several Dutch ground crew members of the squadron are gathered in front.