450 Squadron RAAF Desert Harassers®

Syrian Campaign

DH-86A, A31-3 of No.1 Air Ambulance Unit RAAF at Aleppo, Syria circa 23, 28 September 1941     

Battle of El Alamein

"Three major battles occurred around El Alamein between July and November 1942, and were the turning point of the war in North Africa. The Australian 9th Division, led by Lieutenant General Leslie Morshead, played a key role in two of these battles, enhancing its reputation earned defending Tobruk during 1941...


Operation Bowler

the story of the WWII air attack on shipping in Venice Harbour (Italy) by No. 450 Squadron RAAF. As depicted in this wonderful painting by Australian aviation artist Drew Harrison Operation Bowler was larger than life itself for the pilots of No. 450 Squadron RAAF...