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#19809 - History or Heritage: Can it be both?

Resource ID
19809
Title/subtitle
History or Heritage: Can it be both?
Author/Creator
Hingston, Jane
Format
Journal article
Identifier
City of Canberra Squadron - 8 Squadron; RAAF Station Canberra; RAAF Base Fairbairn; Trathen, Chaplain Doug; World War 1; World War 2; Ewen, Flying Officer Francis Charles; Williams, Air Marshal Sir Richard; Duntroon
Publisher
Canberra & District Historical Society; 2002
Summary
The article traces the history of the Royal Australian Air Force in Canberra from its foundation in 1921, through involvement in events such as the opening of Parliament House in 1927, to World War 2 and the development of RAAF Station Canberra (later RAAF Base Fairbairn). It provides a description of the conditions at the base up until 2002, shortly before its closure.
Location
Journals
Availability
Not for loan; copy can be purchased from the Society's office
Notes
Jane Hingston is the author of a book on the history of RAAF Base Fairbairn. She also delivered a talk on the topic to the Society in March 2002. The article is illustrated with photographs of the base and the activities of the RAAF in Canberra.