Black Jack's Last Mission


National Geographic Explorer
November 20, 1988

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
April 15 1989 at 7:30 PM
September 29, 1990 at 5:00 PM
February 5, 1991. at 2:00 PM

The Cousteau Society
The Cousteau Society used photos and footage from "Black Jack's Last Mission" for their 1990 film on diving in New Guinea.


National Geographic Explorer
Julia Mair of National Geographic called the archival and underwater footage:
“astonishing . . . a really fine film”

Sportdiving Magazine Review
Review by Michael Cufer December 1989 / January 1990


Halstead, Robert. Deacon, Kevin. "Bomber!" Sportdiving Magazine August/September 1988 p. 26-31.

Manly, Lyn. Manly, Pat. Birdsall, Steve. "Black Jack's Last Hand" Scuba Diver June/July 1988 p. 32-37.

Manly, Lyn. Manly, Pat. "Black Jack's Last Mission" Paradise May/June 1988 p. 31-38.

Birdsall, Steve "Black Jack's Last Mission" Flightpath October 1989 p. 72-74.



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