RAAF Record. Newsreel No. 12

Australia, 1962

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Cinemagazine newsreel includes the following: 1. In response to a SEATO request for assistance in Thailand, the 79th Squadron RAAF was based in South-eastern Thailand. Hercules transports flew in all ground personnel and equipment so that the base could be in working order immediately for the Sabre Jets which are equipped with air missiles. 2. Freedom of the city of Wagga was given to members of the RAAF in impressive ceremonies at the air base and in the city of Wagga.


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Australia. Royal Australian Air Force. Directorate of Public Relations







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Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wagga Wagga (N.S.W.)

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Cinemagazines

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Airplanes, Military

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia. Royal Australian Air Force


Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation - Societies

Places → Thailand

Places → Wagga Wagga (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




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