WWII Military Units; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945
The Squadron was formed at Archerfield, Queensland, March 1942. It served with distinction at Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea before deploying to the Strauss airfield, October 1942. It took part in Operation Potshot. Keith William "Bluey" Truscott died when he crashed his Kittyhawk while serving with this Squadron. It was disbanded 29 October 1948.
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Second World War, 1939-1945; Royal Australian Air Force; Fighter; p-40 kittyhawks; 73 Wing; Air Force; Australia; 76 Squadron; 73 Wing
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https://hdl.handle.net/10070/11909 [PictureNT : PH0226/0088, Restored P40, Bob Alford Collection]; https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/U59414 [No. 76 Squadron]; https://trove.nla.gov.au/list/32734 [76 Squadron]
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