• Short Summary

    THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY'S III LIGHT ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY BASED AT BUTTERWORTH, AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST AIR FORCE BASE OVERSEAS.

  • Description

    1.
    LS (PAN) AIRCRAFT AT ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE BASE, BUTTERWORTH, N.MALAYA
    0.05

    2.
    LS AIRCRAFT TOUCHING DOWN (2 SHOTS)
    0.10

    3.
    MCU. SIGN "HQ. RAAF BASE, BUTTERWORTH"
    0.13

    4.
    MLS. ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS EMPLACEMENT
    0.16

    5.
    MS SIGN "III L.A.A. BTY. ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY."
    0.18

    6.
    LS TWO AIRCRAFT TAKING OFF FROM BASE
    0.24

    7.
    MS OBSERVER COMMUNICATES WITH BASE H.Q.(2 SHOTS)
    0.35

    8.
    MS BASE HQRS. OPERATORS
    0.35

    9.
    LS BASE CAMP
    0.41

    10.
    LS GUNNERS TOWARDS ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS
    0.51

    11.
    MS GUNNERS MANNING GUN
    0.54

    12.
    LS PLANES
    1.04

    13.
    MCU OBSERVER
    1.05

    14.
    LS ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS
    1.15



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    Background: THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY'S III LIGHT ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY BASED AT BUTTERWORTH, AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST AIR FORCE BASE OVERSEAS. HAS BEEN ON CONSTANT ALERT FOR THE LAST TWO MONTHS.

    IT WAS THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT'S ORIGINAL INTENTION TO KEEP THE UNIT IN MALAYSIA FOR A PERIOD OF ONLY SIX MONTHS. BUT OWING TO THE CONTINUING CRISIS IT HAS BEEN COMMITTED TO SERVE IN MALAYSIA FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS. THE GUNNERS ARE WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK CONTINUALLY SEARCHING FOR ATTACKING PLANES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAVQ0GIPMCSUYFU6ZI7W4S1F1J
    Media URN:
    VLVAVQ0GIPMCSUYFU6ZI7W4S1F1J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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