Category Archives: 1943/05

May 13th 1943 – Imphal


Watty and I go out and dine with the King’s Own before I leave for Imphal. Watty gives a lecture and then we finish Bill’s last bottle of whisky. They have now moved off to Diamond Harbour near Calcutta. Nazir … Continue reading

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May 12th 1943 – Imphal


I go flying twice at Ranchi. Once to watch an artillery demonstration and am stooging around about 2000′ when up comes a mortar bomb above me, hovers a bit, and then drops. The second time I run into a lot … Continue reading

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May 4th 1943 – Ranchi, India


On May 1st signal received “Post F/L Dunford Wood to 2 Sqn I.A.F. to command. F/L Dunford Wood to XXX by A/S/L from 1st May.” So I am to be O.C. 2 Sqn I.A.F.!!! Bill Robinson, now a Major, comes … Continue reading

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