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Australian prisoners of war [picture] : I am convinced that - Beauforts can pave the way to freedom for our Australian sons [quote from] John Storey, Director Beaufort Division / Northfield
Bib ID 3794545
Format PicturePicture
Author
Northfield, James, 1887-1973
 
Description [Australia : Dept. of Aircraft Production, Beaufort Division, 194-] 
1 poster : col. ill. ; 76 cm. 
Summary

Advertising poster for the Australian Beaufort bomber and its role in saving Australian prisoners of war incarcerated by the Japanese. Artwork depicts Australian soldiers in a prisoner of war camp with two at the wire perimeter looking out with a Japanese bayonetted guard patrolling the fence.

Notes

Caption title.

At foot of title: B/7

In the bottom left hand corner is a black and white caricature of a bowing and grinning Japanese man dressed in top hat and tails holding his hat in his right hand and a samurai sword with red dripping blood in his left.

Digital master available; National Library of Australia, Pictures collection;

Related Material Beaufort aircraft production in Australia available through the Pictures Reading Room.  Papers of John Storey at MS 8050 available through the Manuscript Reading Room. 
Subjects Beaufort (Bomber) - Posters.  |  Airplanes, Military - Australia - Posters.  |  World War, 1939-1945 - Australia - Posters.  |  World War, 1939-1945 - Prisoners and prisons, Japanese - Posters.  |  World War, 1939-1945 - Aerial operations, Australian - Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.
Other authors/contributors Storey, John, 1896-1955  |  Australia. Department of Aircraft Production. Beaufort Division
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