Des Richards and David Shannon



Des Richards and David Shannon


Head and shoulders image of two men wearing jackets and ties standing in front of shrubbery. Captioned 'Des Richards, David Shannon DSO + bar, DFC 3 bar'. Submitted with description 'Post-war colour print of Des Richards, Chairman of the 106 Sqn Association, and David Shannon DSO*, DFC*. (F/Lt Shannon, a 106 Sqn pilot, was invited personally by W/Cdr Guy Gibson to join 617 Sqn for Operation Chastise)'.



One colour photograph mounted on an album page


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