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Wartime Memories & Stories

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Rice Drop by John Gordon Bell (Don) of 355 Squadron

RICE DROP Most of the stories written about the RAFs part in the war are about bombing raids -our crew's story is more humane. As our plane turned on to the final approach, we could see that what had appeared from the air to be a wall running the full length…
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Takaka airman in doomed fight with German U-Boat

'For Valour' a painting by English artist Charles Thomson depicting the 1943 Liberator bomber attack on a German submarine Exhibiting extreme bravery under fire is what our Victoria Cross war heroes are all about, invariably with eyewitness reports from…