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From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria

Booklet "Fortunes of War". White cover with B & W photos of Airmen and Aircraft. The book is mainly about an incident in 1943 in the air war over Burma involving David Andrew 400247 RAAF. 28 pages.
L 21.0, W14.6, D 0.25 cm
Object Registration
books, military, history.
Historical information
On 5.4.43 after a bombing run over Meiktila in central Burma two Blenheim bombers collided with the result that the crews of both planes were either KIA or taken POW. W/O David Thomas Andrew 400247 RAAF KIA, P/O George Atkinson Foster 407418 RAAF KIA, F/O Harvey Besley "MM" 402942 POW, F/O Edward Francis Appleton 400067 KIA, F/L William Roland Matheson 406253 POW, W/O Thomas Joseph Wixted 404225 KIA. Refer 2085, 2088 re David Andrew.
When Made
Estimated 1989
Inscriptions & Markings
"C. Jean Pattison 7 Bannister St Bendigo" " Ted Wixted 23." (Date unclear)
Last updated
12 Dec 2018 at 1:02PM