Norm George Smith video interview

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Norm George Smith video interview

Description

Norm Smith gives very brief description of his career. He trained as a pilot in Australia then on to England and 463 and later 467 Squadrons, post war, remaining in RAAF until 1947. Flew Tiger Moths, Ansons, Wellingtons, Stirlings and the Lancaster. Describes some of his ten operational sorties, being strafed by German fighter on landing after an operation and sighting one of the German jet fighters. Towards the end of video briefly discusses three pictures of his crew. Video recorded in a formal setting, Norm head and shoulders, in civilian clothes with medals wearing his fore and aft aircrew training cap.

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Twenty nine minute colour video

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IBCC Digital Archive

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VSmithNG[Date]

Citation

N G Smith, “Norm George Smith video interview,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/34152.

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