- 1941 or 1942
Original caption reads "New Zealand fighter squadron in Malaya". Photograph of New Zealand fighter pilots with Brewster Buffalo aircraft at an airfield in Malaya, taken 1941 or 1942 by an unknown photographer.
Royal Air Force squadrons 243, 488 and 67, composed mostly of New Zealanders, flew Brewster Buffalo aircraft in the defence of Malaya and Singapore during 1941. All had disbanded or left Malaya by March 1942. Source: The Warbird forum (URL http://www.danford.net/index.htm)
Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Physical Description: Gelatin silver print 9.2 x 13 cm mounted on album page
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- New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency / World War II Official album. 1227-1668
- 1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Gelatin silver prints, Portraits, Gelatin silver print 9.2 x 13 cm mounted on album page
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