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Royal New Zealand Air Force

List of Illustrations

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List of Illustrations

Unless otherwise credited, the photographs come from the Royal New Zealand Air Force official collection, the photographers' names being stated where they are known.

Rabaul under bombardment Frontispiece
Following page 82
Seaplanes of the New Zealand Flying School, Auckland
Canterbury Aviation Company hangars, Sockburn
Aircraft of the New Zealand Permanent Air Force, Wigram, 1927
Officers of the New Zealand Permanent Air Force, c. 1929
Vildebeestes being inspected at Hobsonville, 1935 The Weekly News
Elementary navigation training, Harewood
First solo
Synthetic bombing instruction, Ohakea
Refuelling Anson aircraft, Navigation School, New Plymouth
Vincents of No. 1 Squadron, Whenuapai
Hudsons of No. 3 Squadron leaving Whenuapai
No. 1 Aerodrome Construction Squadron at Tebrau, Malaya
Buffalo pilots of No. 488 Squadron scrambling, Kallang
Pilot preparing to take off, Kallang page xii
Wing Commander W. G. Clouston
On board the Empire Star
The main camp at Espiritu Santo
Navigator of a Catalina on patrol
No. 40 Squadron Dakota unloading at Santo
Transport aircraft returning from the forward area
Servicing Kittyhawks, Guadalcanal
Outside the operations hut, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
Meteorological officer receiving reports
No. 1 Squadron Venturas in revetments, Henderson Field
Group beside the Fighter Wing score-board, Ondonga
Timber mill, Los Negros C. Stewart
Briefing crews of No. 1 Squadron at Emirau
Pilots of No. 25 Squadron reporting after a strike
Airstrip, Green Island C. Stewart
Bombing up for a raid on Rabaul C. Stewart
Following page 198
Bridge on the east coast of New Ireland after attack
A bombed pillbox, Rabaul D. H. Vabry
Ventura over Rabaul
Avenger taking off from Piva airstrip, Bougainville
Section of camp at Bougainville C. Stewartpage xiii
No. 10 Servicing Unit, Bougainville
No. 15 Squadron operations room, Bougainville C. Stewart
Corsair pilots in crew room C. Stewart
Record bomb load carried by No. 2 Squadron C. Stewart
Ventura over Buka Passage C. Stewart
American pilot rescued by a Catalina crew United States Navy
Japanese tank under attack, North Bougainville L. White
Japanese airstrip, Kieta, Bougainville
Japanese gardens, South Bougainville C. Stewart
No. 3 Servicing Unit arriving at New Britain C. Stewart
Camp at Los Negros
Staff conference at COMAIRSOPAC Headquarters, Santo
Air Vice-Marshal L. M. Isitt signing the Japanese surrender at Tokyo Bay C. Stewart
Chiefs of Air Staff: Air Commodore H. W. L. Saunders, Air Vice-Marshal R. V. Goddard, and Air Vice-Marshal L. M. Isitt
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