Robert Basil Gray (Bob) Murphy, as a Flight Lieutenant, Lancaster Navigator, Royal Australian Air Force, interviewed by Edward Stokes for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45

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Accession Number S00523
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 39 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK D60; two track mono
Maker Murphy, Robert Basil Gray
Date made 31 January 1989
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45
Description

Discusses education; enlistment; training; embarkation; Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS); casualties; RAAF Canadian relations; No. 97 Squadron Royal Air Force (RAF); aerial operations; stress; navigators; aircraft Lancaster; morale; Pathfinders; survival; leave; aircraft Tiger Moth; reunions; medals. Mentions Bradfield Park, NSW; Cologne, Leipzig, Germany; Italy.

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