• Short Summary

    Darwin is bombed by the Japanese and American air crews take off on bombing mission.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Darwin, Australia. (American voiceover)

    VS. Bomb damage in Darwin after Japanese air raid. GV. Exterior Darwin Hospital. Shots of wounded men in wards. MS. Rough grave to victim of air raid.

    MS. Lt. General Brett, United States Commander-in-Chief A.A.F.S.W.P. (Allied Air Forces in South West Pacific) giving briefing to air crew.

    Various shots of Flying Fortress crew led by American Brigadier General Ralph Royce arriving and climbing aboard plane. MS loading bombs into the B-17 Flying Fortress. LS Pan of B 17 Flying Fortress taking off. Various shots Royce at controls of bomber. Nice shots on board B 17.

    N.B. Paperwork suggests this was February 1942.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    598.05
    Media URN:
    59335
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:31:00 / 01:09:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 176 D

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