Summary

Footage Information

Sherman Grinberg
Pathe
31796
SR004725_03_01.mov
1/1/1955
During Korean War, Australian Air Force jet fighters take off from air base in South Korea and attack Chinese Communist targets
Title card: "Aussie jets over Korean front line" superimposed over photo of jet in flight / planes, part of UN military forces, parked at base, plane taxis past them, snow on ground / two shots of group of pilots standing outside Quonset hut looking at map and talking / group of pilots walking across tarmac covered in snow towards planes / mechanic climbing backwards out of jet engine / pilot climbing into cockpit / pilot sitting in cockpit as canopy closes / two planes taking off / two shots from inside plane as it takes off of plane beside it taking off / close shot of two pilots on ground watching as planes fly overhead / shot from plane of other plane in flight / shot from plane of other plane firing rockets / shot inside cockpit of pilot / aerial shot from plane as it fires rockets and hits convoy of trucks driving along road / two aerial shots from planes as they fire rockets and hit trucks on road / shot from plane of three other planes flying in formation beside it / shot inside cockpit of pilot / shot from plane as it fires rocket at target and then flies over smoke rising from another target / shot from plane as it fires rockets at target / shot from plane of three other planes flying in formation beside it / Card: "The End" superimposed over photo of airplane / Note: exact year not known
South Korea

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