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Wartime Memories & Stories

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John Roscholler, Pilot/Captain with 355 Squadron

I was at Salbani from 1944 to 1945 initially as a second pilot and finished our tour (300 hours/30 trips) as the ‘skipper’. We were a normal sized Liberator crew of eleven consisting of four Australians (RAAF) and seven British ‘types’ (RAF). We were…
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Interview with Fred Galea, Air Bomber

Sgt McArthur, who later became my skipper, was involved in a crash on the 2nd August 1944 during an air/sea firing practice (see OR). As an Air Bomber I joined the McArthur crew in December 1944 and completed a tour by 22nd May 1945. On arriving at Salbani I…

Albert Cranthorne 178 Squadron RAF
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These pictures were drawn shortly after Albert arrived at 178 Squadron. They were drawn on wartime notepaper and are now badly faded. Albert has been able to restore them on the computer and they appear almost as good as new. They still capture the atmosphere of the time!
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