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11 June 2020 – Zoom presentation: Australian Spitfire squadrons in Normandy
Adam joined Paul Woodadge for a livestream discussion about Australian Spitfire squadrons in Normandy. You can see the recording on Paul’s WW2TV YouTube channel.
6 June 2020 – WW2TV DDay livestream
In collaboration with Paul Woodadge, Adam spoke about 453 (RAAF) Squadron’s participation in the Normandy campaign on the 76th anniversary of the landings. A number of world-famous military historians, including Neil Barber, Andrew Roberts, Peter Caddick-Adams, James Holland, and John McManus participated. Unfortunately Adam’s section didn’t save in the recording.
5 June 2020 – Zoom presentation
Special Zoom presentation for the RAAF History and Heritage Branch on 453 (RAAF) Squadron’s participation in the Normandy campaign.
The presentation can be viewed here.
26 July 2019 – Portsmouth, UK
Using displays in the D-Day Story museum, I delivered presentations and answered visitors’ questions about the role 453 (RAAF) Squadron played on D-Day.
23 July 2019 – Portsmouth, UK
Delivered a paper on the operations of 453 (RAAF) Squadron.
8 June 2019 – Normandy, France
Book signing of Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over Normandy. Signing from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Caen-Carpiquet Airport, Carpiquet, France.
13 April 2019 – Temora, NSW
Delivered a talk about 453 (RAAF) Squadron and presented a copy of Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over Normandy to the museum.
Temora Aviation Museum, 1 Tom Moon Avenue, Temora NSW.
3 November 2018 – Canberra, ACT
Launch of Ready to Strike: The Spitfires and Australians of 453 (RAAF) Squadron over Normandy at the 2018 Veterans Film Festival.
Capitol Theatre Manuka, 6 Franklin Street, Griffith ACT.
22 September 2018 – Cessnock, NSW
Delivered a seminar on “Spitfires over Normandy: The Australian experience” at AirVenture Australia 2018.
Room 1, Cessnock Aerodrome.