I wanted to do something useful: the teenager who drew edible maps for Australia’s wartime pilots.
About Lee Durston
This author has yet to write their bio.
Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Lee Durston contributed a whooping 10 entries.
Entries by Lee Durston
The story behind the original misinformed naming of the Kokada battle.
The story of how the P51 Mustang – “Bad Angel” – shot down an American airplane.
Miles Whittam-Seth contributed these links to websites with an aviation theme.
A review of the book “Wings of War: how the P-51 Mustang gave the Allies the skies”.
The USS Texas (BB-35) is one of two New York-class battleships constructed for the U.S. Navy prior to the outbreak of WWI. Commissioned in 1914, the USS Texas was considered one of the most powerful warships at the time.
John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) was an American Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician. He was the third American in space, and the first American to orbit the Earth, circling it three times in 1962.
Sergeant Hannah, the youngest recipient of the VC in WWII.
The TBD-1 Devastator resulted from the US Navy’s desire to equip its growing carrier fleet with new aircraft designs.
Mike Galvin’s history of WA railway employees who lost their lives in the First World War.
Pictures with a military history theme are shown on the left side of each page.
Click on the picture, then click on the article link in the caption, for information on the picture.