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Approach of the Storm, Images of WWII - Thomas Arthur Russell’s Photograph Album — No. 04

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Thomas Arthur Russell
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21 December 2005

Tommy Russell 19 years old class of 1939.

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Approach of the Storm, Images of WWII - Thomas Arthur Russell’s Photograph Album — No. 04

Training division, I applied for swap to Fleet Air Arm as a gunner but was turned down as I had completed my engine room training, was disappointed but was lucky as casualties was high in the Norwegian campaign. I was told you were lucky to survive three operations.

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