3 Squadron RAAF – Podcast
As the Allied armies fought across North Africa, first against the Italians and then the Vichy French and Rommel’s Afrika Korps, one squadron of the RAAF was there from the beginning. No. 3 Squadron was the first RAAF squadron to leave Australia and played an important part in many of the important battles from 1940 to 1943 across North Africa, Tunisia and Sicily.
This podcast episode by Warwick O’Neill from the Australian Military History podcast was commissioned by History Guild as part of our project examining Australian’s who served in the Mediterranean theatre of WW2.
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