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Old 13-04-19, 04:46
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Have we seen this one ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F53Mo374edg
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A very good home made movie.

Of course they were not the first fighters in New Guinea. 75 Squadron Australian Air Force were there and during the 44 days before the American fighters arrived, the Australians flying P40 Kittyhawks were almost completely wiped out.

Several books but a recent one called "44 Days" is very good. Brave people going to their death but the squadron management was absolutely hopeless.

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Old 13-04-19, 11:40
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I recall watching a TV doco hosted by Geoffrey Robertson the human rights lawyer... his father was a pilot on 75 squadron

https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2015-...96?pfmredir=sm
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