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Low level bombing instruction

Low level bombing instruction

Mr. Campbell describes volunteering to teach American pilots low-level flying after a US Liberator squadron is decimated by the Japanese air force. He then describes his pilot being offered a Victoria Cross in exchange for his (and his crew's) life.

Political instability and fear

Political instability and fear

Mr. Campbell describes feeling uneasy due to the anti-British sentiments prevalent in India. When his aircraft is forced to crash land he and his crew mates decide to take drastic measures if threatened by the locals.

No rest for the weary

No rest for the weary

Mr. Campbell describes being sent from Egypt to the Burma theater to assist the Americans against the Japanese. After arriving in Rangoon, and with no rest, he immediately goes on a bombing run to Singapore. After returning to Rangoon, and still not having rested, his crew is sent to a safer airfield in Lashio, Burma. Finally, after a stiff tot of rum, he sleeps around the clock.

Flying in bad weather  - Part 1 of 2

Flying in bad weather - Part 1 of 2

Mr. Romanow reads a piece he wrote concerning a crew lost to weather, and a similar experience he had.

Shot on a Bombing Run

Shot on a Bombing Run

Mr. Sproule recalls being hit during a bombing run in Burma.

Mistaken Identity

Mistaken Identity

Mr. Sproule recalls a near dangerous case of mistaken identity in the jungle of Burma.

Camouflaging Sound from the Air

Camouflaging Sound from the Air

Mr. Sproule recalls being detailed to provide camouflage for the Army who was crossing a river - driving back Japanese from Burma.

An Attack by Japanese fighters

An Attack by Japanese fighters

Mr. Romanow talks about an attack by Japanese fighters.

A Victory Barbeque

A Victory Barbeque

Mr. Power talks about celebrating the bombing of Hiroshima with a barbeque.

A Brave Engineer

A Brave Engineer

Mr. Power describes a mission to bomb a railway bridge.

Saved By a Chemical Toilet

Saved By a Chemical Toilet

Mr. Power talks about the difficulties with landing the aircrafts.

Turning Back

Turning Back

Mr. Chase recalls leading his men out of Burma because the weather was too severe.

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