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Junge, Warrant Officer Norman E. - Memoir

Collection | Ref # 1980/153N | Held by Air Force Museum of New Zealand

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Junge, Warrant Officer Norman E. - Memoir


Junge, Warrant Officer Norman E.

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Hard-bound, typed memoir written in 1978 by NZ41593 Norman E. Junge, wireless operator/air gunner in No 489 Torpedo Bomber Squadron RNZAF, 1941-1943.

This memoir was compiled by Norman Junge from his wartime diaries. It covers the voyage to Canada onboard the Union Steam Ship "Awatea", training in Canada under the Empire Air Training Scheme, voyage to England, introduction to the Royal Air Force, operational service with 489 Squadron 1941-1943, and instructor duties with the Royal Air Force until 1945. Also includes some black and white photographs, Christmas dinner menus, and postcards.

Dates covered:

1941 - 1945

Archival history:

See also 1980/1176A and 1980/162.

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Air Gunner · 489 Squadron RNZAF

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