Title Details

Island Target

The role of the RAAF in the invasion of the western Pacific islands during World War Two.
Year : 1944 | Total Duration : 18 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Director : Ralph Smart |
Aerial photographs developed in the jungle, Determining targets, film camera loaded onto underside of plane, pilot puts on handgun, checks through rations, VS briefing, crews drive jeeps out to Tomahawk planes, painting naked woman on plane, planes on tarmac with propellers turning, VS taking off, Aerial of airstrip, air to air Tomahawks, VS attack on Japanese positions POV, MS control tower, planes come back for landing, examining damaged plane, LA planes fly over in formation, air to air formation- Sound (1939 1945) WWII. RAAF
Access No. 42739 | 6 mins 5 secs | 1940s | New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |
VS Tomahawk aircraft taking off, air to air planes in flight, aerial invasion craft, VS invasion force landing, Australian and United States, soldiers on beach, advancing into jungle, Japanese aircraft burns, exploding tree, clearing runway & mines, planes landing in rain, pilot in cockpit, jeeps & amphibious vehicle along in mud and deep water, air to air Beaufighters, POV over propeller, aerial Japanese headquarters. - Sound (1939 1945) WWII. RAAF
Access No. 42740 | 3 mins 47 secs | 1940s | New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |