Short Stories from Vietnam by Lloyd Knight

Foreword Like many veterans of many wars, I have seldom told of my combat/overseas encounters. I did write a novel, Rainbow, No End, which contains some of my experiences in Korea and Japan in 1953. However, most of that story is a blend of real and imaginary events....

Recollections by Wing Commander Peter Spurgin

Recollections by Wing Commander Peter Spurgin, Commanding Officer No. 9 Squadron. January 1981 – November 1982 Overview During this period, No 9 Sqn was involved in, inter alia: Army support including troop training and Gunship fire-power demonstrations;...

Recollections by Wing Commander Nick Leray-Meyer

Recollections by Wing Commander Nick Leray-Meyer AM Commanding Officer No. 9 Squadron RAAF. 2 January 1979 – 13 January 1981 Notification In early 1978, having just (somewhat reluctantly) settled into a new staff officer position at the newly formed Chief of Air...
Recollectons of Early Days by Ray Scott

Recollectons of Early Days by Ray Scott

Recollectons of Early Days by Ray Scott In early 1961, when I was a squadron leader flight commander of No 34 Squadron at RAAF Base Fairbairn, rumours circulated that a helicopter squadron was to be formed, and that I was a possible commanding officer. These rumours...