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Glimpse of the RAAF Meteorological Service




Chapter 1: Growing Up
Early Australian Meteorologists
Early Days in the Bureau
Forecasters' Training Course
My Classmates
Reorganisation of the Bureau
Love and Marriage

Chapter 2: Port Moresby Before Pearl Harbour

Chapter 3: Port Moresby After Pearl Harbour

Chapter 4: Allied Air Force HQ and RAAF Command, Brisbane

Chapter 5: Japan Surrenders and We Are Demobilised



Appendix 1: References

Appendix 2: Milestones

Appendix 3: Papers Published in Tropical Weather Research Bulletins

Appendix 4: Radiosonde Observations 1941–46


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Figure 1 Cover of menu for farewell dinner for members of the 1940 Weather Officers course, held on Friday 23 August 1940 at the Prince of Wales Hotel, St Kilda. The three photographs centre top are, from left to right, Pat Allender, Lennie Dwyer and Harry Newell of the Training staff. Other photographs are of course members. Anticlockwise from top left Ashton, Brann, Brown, Clarke, Forder, Garriock, Gibbs, Greenfield, Hall, Mason, McDonough, MacKenzie, Nettle, Retallack, Rofe, Rutherford, Senior, Shields, Smallman, Wiesner, Williams, Wright.

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