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  1. rogerwilko

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    Didn't realize one of our famous prime ministers flew in these as navigator and bomb aimer. He died today aged 98. Not a bad run! Gough Whitlam was his name. R.I.P. [​IMG]
     
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    Apparently he was flying in SF-S A59-70 Milne Bay - The Turning Point by Robert Taylor | Ltd Edition Military Art

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    Other Venturas of 13 Sqn:

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    Thanks guys.

    I hadn't realised that Gough had flown in the RAAF until today.
     
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    Respect to him and his generation. Rest in peace.
     
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    #7 Aozora, Oct 21, 2014
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    R.I.P.:salute:


    Aozora--

    Panthers fan here, mate...

    Sorry for the brief thread derail.
     
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    #9 buffnut453, Oct 22, 2014
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    With all above. I wish that more of our modern politicians had served in the military rather than being professional politicos.

    Rest in peace, Mr Whitlam, and thank you for your service to protect our freedoms.
     
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