Williams, Gordon A (Warrant Officer)

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Accession Number MSS1470
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 item
Object type Manuscript
Maker Williams, Gordon Alexander
Date made 1992
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 93/0296
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Manuscript titled `Playing For Keeps', recalling experiences as a wireless operator with 460 Squadron and Pathfinder Force. Discusses enlistment, training in Australia, Canada, and England, operational flights over Germany and Italy, aircraft crash over Germany in 1943, experiences as a POW at several camps, and forced marches in 1945 until released by British commandos. Also discusses reunions 1986-1992.