"During the war"
list of files




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1. Foss Ave and the chap for whom it was named........................................+++

2. An extremely interesting WWII Gander  « Parcel Card »........................+++

3. Documents related to the Officer commanding Ferry Command.............+++


4.
Eyes and Ears of the Air - How You fly Safely Through Cloud...............+++

5. So what was a Hudson bomber really like?...............................................+++

6. The Hell's Angels  Gander Connection......................................................+++

7. Sparklub RAFTC Signal section................................................................+++

8. Gander 1956 - still a reference for spark plug ads.....................................+++

9. The American are coming - 1387 AAF Base Unit................. ................. .+++

10. Stars, Stripes, and Sacrifice - Remembering America’s War Dead..........+++

11. Don't forget the civilian pilots – Canadian Pacific involvement..............+++


12. RCAF Gander Christmas cards.................................................................+++

13. From wartime RCAF Theatre to the civilian “Globe"..............................+++

14. Gander Postal System during the War.......................................................+++

15. Specialists with bugs and keys - the Morse code experts

      - Rolland Masse's story with VOAC..........................................................+++

      - Gloria (Durham) Lindsay's story
RAFFC / RAFTC
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      - Hazel (Bjornstad) Fausak's story 
RAFFC / RAFTC................................+++

16.  B-17s go to war - the Lakanuki story.........................................................+++

17.  Henry Miles Carscallen - An RCAF officer in Gander.............................+++

18. 
Rare Gander Related Patch.......................................................................+++
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Rare envelope from "Newfoundland Airport"............................................+++

20.  Wartime Exploits of Squadron Leader N.E. “Molly” Small....................+++

21.  Trans-Atlantic ferry ops - Women Pilots?................................................+++
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22.  Playing in the snow in wartime Gander....................................................+++

23. "Mosla" and "Benzin" - Russian PBN flying boats in Gander..................+++

24. First Gander Tower, Administration Building...........................................+++

25. Flying Office Adrian Ralph Taylor - From Gander to Normandy.............+++

25. The only civilian in the Gander's Commonwealth Cemetery....................+++

26. Such were the times....................................................................................+++

27. A chap who loved guns - the highest-ranking machine-gunner in the
North Atlantic Squadron..................................................................................+++

28. Mr Goodyear would like to cut some wood ......................................................+++

29. G/C Anderson spends Christmas with his son in the woods
- A Christmas rescue!.......................................................................................+++

30. A Very Rare Gander  USAAF Envelope....................................................+++

31. The American 8th Weather Squadron on Gander.......................................+++

32. Bombers Across...........................................................................................+++

33. Wartime cartoons........................................................................................+++

34.
Rare souvenir - US Air Corps, Newfoundland Airport...............................+++

35. An unusual WWll Gander token..................................................................+++

36. A plane load of brass...................................................................................+++

37. V-mail from Gander - and it wasn't voice mail! ........................................+++

38. New York Times 1939-11-30.......................................................................+++

39.  Hamilton Spectator 1940-04-30..................................................................+++

40. 
Censorship in Gander - WW2........................................................+++

41.
The defense of Gander in World War 2..........................................+++

42.
By Accident or Design?  A Case of Suspected Sabotage at Gander............+++

43.What happened to the civilian staff when the RCAF took over Gander..........+++

44.
Link trainers in Gander in World War Two........................................+++

45.
When Lady Luck Smiles: Gander's First Crash - Hudson T9446...................+++

46. M and M in Gander - the last wartime crash....................................................+++

47.
Trans World Airways aids the Atlantic ferry effort............................................+++

48. US commanding officers in Gander during WWII............................................+++

49.
"Yank" Magazine - Gander, Newfoundland..................................+++

50.  Gander "First Day Cover" : Destroyers for Bases ..........................+++.

51. Two interesting bombers in Gander.................................................+++

52.  USAAF Gander parcel sticker........................................................+++

53. The American Post Exchange in old Gander....................................+++



 

 


 

 


 



 








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