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Classic Warbirds No.2 RAAF Spitfires extra
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Sep 10, 2019, 14:55

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452 Sqn. Spitfires. Photos from the collection of LAC Vic Callaghan provided by his son Greig. Callaghan was a rigger for Flt. Lt. Hall and PO Goldsmith's Spitfires in the Darwin area, from 1943 onwards and took a number of photos with a small camera.

Greig reports. "My father was LAC Vic Callaghan who appears to have been the rigger for Flt. Lt. Hall and PO Goldsmith's Spitfires."

From the left. Flight Lieutenant Hall, Flt Mechanic Crombie and LAC Callaghan "Greasy Joe" standing on Spitfire Mk V "DLM Overdale". Greig Callaghan collection.

A Spitfire Mk.VIII on a transporter, 1944. Greig Callaghan collection.

Flt. Lt. Hall at the Controls of "DML Overdale". Greig Callaghan collection.

All of these photos are scanned from small 1" x 1.5" contact prints by Greig Callaghan.

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