"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.....................................................................+++

19 
Rare envelope from "Newfoundland Airport"..........................................+++

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

21.  Trans-Atlantic ferry ops - Women Pilots?..............................................+++

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...........................................+++



 

 


 

 


 



 








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