FLEET AIR ARM RAID ON PADANG. 23 AND 24 AUGUST 1944, ON BOARD HMS INDOMITABLE AT SEA. A CARRIER-BORNE FLEET AIR ARM ATTACK, SUPPORTED BY ALLIED UNITS OF THE EASTERN FLEET, WAS CARRIED OUT ON 24 AUGUST 1944 AGAINST THE LARGE INDAROENG CEMENT MANUFACTURING PLANT NEAR PADANG, ON THE WEST COAST OF SUMATRA. AND ALSO AGAINST EMMAHAVEN, THE PORT OF PADANG.
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Lieut Cdr (A) Harrington, leader of a Hellcat Squadron, briefs his fighter pilots who are to form a fleet umbrella during the attack.
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