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Glimpse of the RAAF Meteorological Service




Chapter 1: Growing Up

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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Appendix 1: References

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  • Bennett, H. 1951. The Kingsland Story. A.M. Mag., March 1951.

  • Bergamini, D. 1992. Japan's Imperial Conspiracy. Panther Books.

  • Bird, N. 1990. My God! It's a woman. Angus and Robertson, Sydney.

  • Bleakley, J. 1991. The Eavesdroppers. Aust. Govt. Publ. Ser., Canberra.

  • Cassidy, M. If I remember rightly. To be published in Bureau of Meteorology Metarch Papers Series.

  • Day, D. 1992. Reluctant Nation. Extract in The Weekend Australian, 15–16 February 1992, from book of same name published by Oxford University Press.

  • Evans, B. and Coulthard, C. et al; 1992. The Battle of the Coral Sea; The Weekend Australian, 2–3 May 1992.

  • Gibbs, W.J.
    • 1942. Notes on the gradient wind in low latitudes. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of NSW Vol. LXVII Nos 301-302 May, August 1942.

    • 1943. Synoptic analysis over the South-west Pacific Area. Bull. No. 30, Bur. Met., Australia.

    • 1945. Horizontal convergence in low latitudes, with a note on the effect of periodicity; 62 pp, unpublished.

    • 1975. The Origins of Australian Meteorology; Aust. Govt. Publ. Ser.,(AGPS) Canberra.

    • A mini-history of meteorology in Australia. To be published by Aust. Met. and Oceanogr. Soc.

  • Gillison, D. 1962. Royal Australian Air Force 1939–1942. Aust War Memorial, Canberra.

  • Gwynn-Jones, T. 1992. By the seats of their pants. Univ. of Queensland Press.

  • Haldane, T.A. War history of the Australian Meteorological Service in the RAAF, July 1940–August, 1946. To be published in Metarch Papers Series.

  • Hannay, A.K. 1994. Some Recollections of Service in the Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology and RAAF Meteorological Service—Mascot and Rose Bay (1938 to 1940)—Sojourn in the Far East (1942); Metarch Pap. No.6 July 1994, Bur. Met., Australia, 25 pp.

  • Horner, D. et al.
    • 1992a. The fall of Singapore. The Weekend Australian, 15–16, February 1992.

    • 1992b. The Kokoda track and the battle of Milne Bay; The Weekend Australian, 15–16 February 1992.

  • Jenkins, D.
    • 1992a. My God, they're Japanese. The Age, 8 February 1992.

    • 1992b. The attack on Sydney Harbour 31 May–1 June 1942. Extract (from Battle Surface, Random Century). The Weekend Australian, 23–24, May 1992.

  • Johnston, G. 1943. War Diary, Collins 1945. New Guinea Diary, 1943. Angus and Robertson.

  • Joyce, J. 1993. The story of the RAAF Meteorological Service. Metarch Pap. No 5, Bur. Met., Australia, 112 pp.

  • Kingsland, R. 1991. various articles in Canberra Times.

  • Laffin, J. 1983. British butchers and blunders of World War One. MacMillan, Melbourne, 1989.

  • Lind, L. et al. 1992. The one that got away. The Aust. Mag., 2–3 May 1992.

  • McCaughey, P. 1955. Sir Samuel McCaughey; Ure Smith, Sydney.

  • Manchester, W. 1978. American Caesar—Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964. Little, Brown & Co, Boston 1978.

  • Mellor, D.P. 1958. The Role of Science and Industry. Vol V of Series 4 (Civil) of Australia in the War of 1939–1945. Chapter 22, pp 512-530, Aust War Memorial, Canberra.

  • Morrison, J. 1992. The Kokoda track. The Weekend Australian, 29–30 August 1992.

  • Odgers, G.
    • 1984. The Royal Australian Air Force. Aust. War Memorial, Canberra.

    • 1957. The Air War against Japan. Aust. War Memorial, Canberra.

  • Parnell, N.M. and Lynch, C.A. 1976. Australian Air Force since 1911. Reed, A.H. & L.W.,Sydney.

  • Piper, R. 1991. Great air escapes. Pagemasters, Richmond, Victoria.

  • Robinson, H. 1991. Scramble—the story of Australia's few. The Weekend Australian Magazine, 25–26 April 1992.

  • Stephens, T. 1992, The shelling of Sydney. The Age Good Weekend, 9 May 1992.

  • Stuart, I. 1970. Port Moresby—yesterday and today; Pacific Publications, Sydney.

  • Thornton, V. 1984. The story of the MV MacDhui. Seachest mag., June 1984.

  • Vincent, D. 1978. Catalina Chronicle. Published by author, Highbury, South Australia.

  • White, O. 1945. Green Armour. Angus and Robertson, Sydney.

  • Wilson, S.
    • 1991. Catalina, Neptune and Orion. Aerospace Publications, Western, Creek, ACT.

    • 1992. Anson, Hudson and Sunderland; Aerospace Publications, Weston Creek, ACT.

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