|Measurement||Duration: 4 Minutes|
|Object type||Radio series|
|Physical description||Disc 78rpm - Acetate|
Brennan, Virgil Paul
|Place made||United States of America: New York|
|Date made||c late 1942- early 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copy provided for personal non-commercial use|
"Voices from Overseas", Flight Lieutenant Virgil Paul Brennan DFC DFM, RAAF
Flight Lieutenant Paul Brennan is interviewed in this Red Cross "Voices from Overseas" radio recording. He was a decorated war hero, winning the DFC and DSM. He served six months at Malta. He gives his mother and two brothers his love and discusses some of the flyers he served with on Malta: New Zealander Ray Heston, DSO and Bar; Tony Boyd fron Queensland who flew Hurricanes; Tim Goldsmith of Sydney, who was decorated twice. His book "Spitfires over Malta" had just been released in England and he was working on his second book, about Malta and the airforce. It was two years since he had been studying law prior to enlisting as a flyer. He mentions his friend Quentin Reynolds, the American correspondent, who had published a book "Dress Rehearsals".
FLTLT Brennan died as a result of an accident on 13 June 1943.