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Recollections of Service in the Bureau and RAAF


Recollections—Mascot and Rose Bay—the Early Years

Sojourn in the Far East 1942




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The control tower at Mascot, as it was in 1937. ( Photograph courtesy J.D. Payens.)

  Control tower at Mascot, 1937

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(Approximate location of Meteorological Office, indicated by arrows) The rapid expansion in facilities that occurred at Mascot between 1935 and 1940 is clearly shown by this photograph, taken in 1940. The Meteorological Office commenced operation in late 1937 to meet the increasing demands for increasing aeronautical meteorological services. (Photograph courtesy Australian Government Publishing Service.)

  Mascott 1940

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