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Australian War Memorial (AWM) catalog number JK1025

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Copyright: The photo's copyright status on the AWM collection database is "clear". The photo was taken in 1954.

The AWM allows the use of images from its online database whose copyright has expired for non-commercial purposes only on the condition that the AWM's watermark is not removed. Higher resolution images may be ordered through the AWM (Source: email from the AWM to Nick Dowling 6 January 2006).

AWM Caption: Kunsan, South Korea. 1954-06-23. Pilots of No. 77 Squadron RAAF left to right, Roy (Nugget) Hibben, John Arthurson, and Keith Cottee after an operation in their Meteor MK8 jet fighter aircraft. Meteor A77-867 is at left rear and the tail of A77-368 is in the foreground. The latter aircraft is preserved and displayed at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.


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Public domain This image is of Australian origin and is now in the public domain because its term of copyright has expired. According to the Australian Copyright Council (ACC), ACC Information Sheet G023v16 (Duration of copyright) (Feb 2012).
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