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The Flight Bag

This article originally featured in UCL History, February 15, 2016 What, exactly, Warrant Officer Stanley Herbert Sharrad RAF was doing on August 3rd 1945 we will probably never know. But the fact of his absence...


Burmese for Beginners

Amongst Stan’s possessions is a pamphlet with some basic sentences in ‘Burmese’ and ‘Kachin’. Kachin, the northernmost state of modern Myanmar, is some considerable distance from Stan’s usual flight routes, and I think it’s...