Newspaper cuttings - secret out on only radar V.C and followed father won V.C.

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Title

Newspaper cuttings - secret out on only radar V.C and followed father won V.C.

Description

Top - now reveals that the operation for which Robert Palmer was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross involved his use of highly secret "Oboe" which meant he had to fly straight and level while being engaged by enemy fighters and anti-aircraft fire.
Bottom - mentions that Robert Palmers father flew in the first world war and it was no surprise he joined the RAF. Mentions award of DFCs and Victoria Cross with brief description of action leading to award.

Date

1945-08-27
1945-03-24

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Format

Two newspaper cuttings on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SPalmerRAM115772v10025

Citation

“Newspaper cuttings - secret out on only radar V.C and followed father won V.C.,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38282.

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