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Table of Contents
RAAF Meteorological Service
Chapter 1: The Weather Factor in Warfare
Chapter 2: Establishing and Developing the RAAF Directorate of Met. Services (D.Met.S)
Chapter 3: Recruiting and Training of Personnel
Recruitment and Personnel
'Who are these Met blokes?'
Chapter 4: Meteorology in Aviation
Chapter 5: The Met. Retreating
Chapter 6: The Met. Advancing
Chapter 7: The Met With the Army and the Navy
Chapter 8: Divisional Offices of the Bureau of Meteorology During the War
Chapter 9: Research and Instrumental Development
Chapter 10: The End, Aftermath, and Beyond
The WAAAF (continued)Mrs Dorothy Wilkinson (nee Ross) wrote about her experiences as a Meteorological Assistant at the Melbourne bureau during 1942 and 1943.
'In the mapping office upstairs at the met. bureau were nine or ten girls who plotted the maps as the reports came in from all over Australia. Then the maps were passed to the officers in an adjoining office to fill in the isobars, and from there the reports were sent out around Australia. There were three officersFlight-Lieutenant P. Squires, Pilot Officer Max Cassidy and Pilot Officer Henry Phillpot.'
People in Bright Sparcs - Phillpot, Henry Robert; Squires, Patrick
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