Winnipeg Free Press Archives Winnipeg WWII Home Front November 16. 1943 Left, student signals officers of the R.C.A.F. at work in their home-made radio station in the basement of the Merchants' hotel, Selkirk, Monday afternoon. At the time the picture was taken a twoway conversation was going on between the station and PO. J. Burrell, a returned wireless air gunner, circling over Selkirk in a Norseman plane of No. S Wireless school. Left to right, Pilot Officers H. E. Brownhili, Halifax. N.S.: E. W. Collins, Southseat, England: Stan Stuka, Warsaw, Poland, and H. M. Field, Grande Prairie, Alta. Right, two of the first group of girl signals officers of the R.C.A.F., training at the Tuxedo school, Officer Cadets Neil Ross, Vancouver (left), and Louise Le Clair, North Hustico. P.E.I., operate the VHF (Very High Frequency) transmitter at No. 3 Wireless school. The girls previously qualified- as ground wireless operators at No. 1 Wireless school. Montreal.Order this photo
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