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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2021 8:25 p.m. PST

… World War II mustard gas program

"In 1943, a young man carved his name, the date, and his place of birth, into a rock outside the old Glenbrook Railway Tunnel, at the eastern side of the Blue Mountains.

Almost 80 years later, that small act has highlighted his remarkable involvement in the top-secret Australian storage of deadly mustard gas during World War II despite a ban on its use after World War I.

The path to the discovery started last year after the Glenbrook District Historical Society sent a photo of the engraving to the Manning Wallamba Family History Society on the NSW Mid-North Coast…"
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