Monthly Archives: December 2017

George Warfe School – A Photograph.

At left is the ‘new’ classroom of the George Warfe Memorial Elementary School at Kamiatum, Papua New Guinea. The community is keen to provide the most effective education possible for their children, despite a great lack of resources. They would welcome any interaction with Australian teachers or schools. [Because of the limitations of the blog format, I’ve had

George Warfe School, Kamiatum, Papua New Guinea – An Update.

Long ago, in March, 2014, I announced that the small community of Kamiatum, just inland from Salamaua in Papua New Guinea, had decided to name their new elementary school after a prominent WW2 and post-war Australian soldier and infantry commander, Colonel George Warfe, D.S.O., M.C., E.D. Due to a lack of local resources and the challenge of maintaining effective

Mullalyup to Mississippi – Part II.

CONTINUED from Part I. In a further report of the incident, Bender described informing Hawter that as it was impossible for the two of them to exit the aircraft from the pilot’s hatch, he, Hawter, could escape from the bottom hatch in the navigator’s compartment. Bender surmised that Hawter had been overcome by the smoke or flames. He