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Is awarding medals to Bomber Command heroes a wise idea?

29 May 2021

3:30 PM

29 May 2021

3:30 PM

Will the heroic members of Bomber Command, who played such a vital role for Britain during the Second World War, finally get the recognition they deserve? In recent years, there has been growing pressure on Whitehall to strike a campaign medal for the RAF crews who fought during the conflict, thereby giving them the special recognition they were denied in 1946.

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Leo McKinstry's book Lancaster: the Second World War's Greatest Bomber is published by John Murray


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