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Title:HURRICANE CLOSE SUPPORT EXERCISE NEAR MEIKTILA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ABY 164
Other titles:ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: RAF Hawker Hurricane fighter-bombers conduct an exercise in close air support near Meiktila, central Burma.
Description: A plume of dust and smoke from an ordnance impact. RAF Hawker Hurricanes flying at low level firing 3-inch Rocket Projectiles (also referred to as 'RP' or 60-lb rockets). Infantry, accompanied by armoured cars, advance across open ground as Hurricanes make low passes over the objective
Alternative Title:ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]