RAAF

  • Iwakuni
  • content_pasteWhen the well-equipped North Korean army crossed Korea's 38th parallel early on Sunday, 5th June 1950, members of No. 77 Squadron RAAF were celebrating in the Sergeants' Mess at Iwakuni, Southern Japan.
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  • Pohang
  • content_pasteNo. 77 Squadron moved from its base at Iwakuni to a bare airfield at Pohang on the east coast of Korea from which they supported the drive northwards across the 38th parallel
  • South Korea  South Korea
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  • Results
  • content_pasteThe Squadron carried out 81,872 individual sorties, destroying 3,700 buildings, 1,500 vehicles and 16 bridges. It shot down three MiG-15's and three other enemy fighters.
  • South Korea  South Korea
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  • personKeith Inglis
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