|BrisWingsofWar Western Front 1917-18 Mission Flowc : Mission flowchart designed for the BrisWingsofWar Western Front 1917-18 Campaign. The winner of the ...||03-23-2010||315|
|Wings of War WW2 Rules Summary Sheet : The enclosed file consists of a front and back rules summary for Wings of War WW2 (Dawn of WW2 boxed ...||02-12-2013||35|
|WGS Scenario SYR01 - Reconnaissance over Damascus : This WGS scenario is the first in a series intended to provide players with opportunities to re-figh ...||03-16-2012||41|
|WGS Scenario SYR02 - The Hunters and the Hunted : This WGS scenario is the second in a series intended to provide players with opportunities to re-fig ...||03-21-2012||61|
|WGS Scenario FRA01 - The First in France : This WGS scenario is the third in a series intended to provide players with opportunities to re-figh ...||05-06-2012||34|
|Campaign Rules Modifications : This document contains rule modifications for Tony Crewdson's WGF Campaign document.||09-26-2012||35|
|Allied Medals : A visual display of medals awarded to Allied airmen in WW1.||09-26-2012||18|
|German Medals : A visual display of medals and descorations awarded to German pilots during WW1.||09-26-2012||23|
|WGS No.3 Sqn RAAF WW2 Campaign (1940-45) Part One : This file is the first part of a WGS Campaign following No.3 Squadron RAAF as it fought in North Afr ...||03-06-2013||15|
|WW1 Campaign Record File (Excel) : This Excel file is used to detail pilot progression and mission records for a WW1 Wings of Glory Cam ...||03-18-2013||16|
|Tony Crewdson's WW1 Campaign Ruleset : Tony Crewdson's detailed WW1 campaign ruleset.||03-18-2013||53|
|WGS Scenario SCW02 - Raid on Guernica : This WGS Spanish Civil War scenario allows players to re-fight the infamous raid on the Basque town ...||04-13-2013||1|
|WGS Scenario TUN01 - Battle over Bizerte : This WGS scenario takes place in November 1942 in the skies over Tunisia as the Allies are raiding A ...||04-13-2013||4|
After a fantastic three days of WGS gaming over the Australia Day long weekend Tuesday morning 29 January 2013 saw me back on the road early. I was intending to drive the 1260km from Canberra to my home in Brisbane in one day - and I almost made it too!
On the way however I stopped to visit the scene of a terrible wartime tragedy which occurred on 5 August 1944 at the little NSW country town of Cowra.
Located 170 kilometres
Moving on from the 'Air Power in the Pacific' exhibit you enter the ANZAC Hall featuring aircraft of WW2 in Europe.
The Avro Lancaster B1 'G for George' takes pride of place here.
"G for George" flew ninety operational missions over Germany and occupied Europe during the height of the bomber offensive. From the time it was built in 1942 until its retirement from active service in 1944, the bomber was flown by
On the Friday of Cancon 2013 the convention hall was not opening at midday, giving me a free morning. Whenever I'm in Canberra there is one place I always visit, the Australian War Memorial. Established as a national memorial to all Australian soldiers, sailors and airmen who had fallen in the South African War and the Great War construction started in the late 1920's and the original building was completed in 1941. Since then it has expanded to include
As I made good time on Day 1 of the Brisbane to Canberra trip I had time for a detour to the small town of Temora on Day 2. Temora is the home of the Temora Aviation Museum, home to the No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School (10 EFTS) set up by the RAAF in May 1941 under the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) during the Second World War. Their website is here: http://www.aviationmuseum.com.au/
I left Brisbane at 1000hrs and made good time, doing the 950 kilometres to the central NSW city of Dubbo in just over 12 hours.
I took a few photos on the first leg of my trip through the rural plains of central NSW:
Cows enjoying the shade of a street sign outside Warwick
Grey skies on the road to Goondiwindi - an ominous portent of the weather related obstacles I would strike
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