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18 Mar 1942

  • US 9th Pursuit Squadron, flying P-40 fighters, arrived at Batchelor Field, located 98 kilometers (61 miles) south of Darwin, Australia. ww2dbase [Batchelor, Northern Territory | CPC]
29 Apr 1942

  • Harold George passed away from injuries sustained during a ground accident at Batchelor Field, Northern Territory, Australia several days earlier. ww2dbase [Harold George | Batchelor, Northern Territory | CPC]

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