March 1943 Taken from a Beaufighter going into attack a Japanese Warship bringing vital supplies and troops to reinforce their forces desperate to take the Kokoda Track from the Australian forces. The Aussies are struggling to hold to their ground and the men and supplies in these ships could tip the scales against the Allies.
The capition reads: Another attack on a Japanese ship by an RAAF Beaufighter in the Bismarck Sea Battle. These pictures reveal how low the planes came down to smash the convoy.
- Department of Information Newsreel.
Jap Warship about to be sunk in the Battle of the Bismarck Sea