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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 1 April, 1959. "The Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir William Dickson, K.C.B., D.S.O., A.F.C., was the chief visitor to Ohakea yesterday in the jet Comet which brought from Singapore the chief British delegates for the Seato conference in Wellington this week. Here the Air Chief Marshal is being greeted by Air Vice Marshal M.F. Calder (right) and Group Captain D. F. St. George, the Commander at Ohakea (on left)." Another photo associated with this article unpublished 2017N_2017-20_015155.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015156
Title
"Greetings to Air Force Chief"
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other
Relation
2017-20
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Date
April 1, 1959

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Ohakea

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