Announcement concerning Wing Commander L C Slee and Flying Officer A S Grant

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Announcement concerning Wing Commander L C Slee and Flying Officer A S Grant

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Mentions that they were captain and navigator of leading Lancaster which attacked locomotive works at Le Creusot. Awarded Distinguished Service Order.

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One newspaper cutting

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ValentineJRM1251404v20008-0003

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[missing words] traditions of the R.A.F. He destroyed three [missing letters]emy aircraft, bringing his victories to five.
Wing Cdr. L.C. Slee, 49 Sq., and F/O. A.S. Grant, R.A.A.F., 49 Sq. [inserted] D.S.O. [/inserted]
Wing Cdr. Slee and F/O. Grant were captain and navigator respectively of the leading Lancaster which attacked the armament and locomotive works at Le Creusot. Each in his respective role displayed skill and determination and a large measure of the outstanding success achieved can be attributed to their sterling work.
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“Announcement concerning Wing Commander L C Slee and Flying Officer A S Grant,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 20, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22207.

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