Newspaper cuttings - heroism beyond praise of new air V.C.; Squadron Leader R.A.M. Palmer V.C. DFC & Bar; and Squadron Leader Robert A.M. Palmer V.C.

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Title

Newspaper cuttings - heroism beyond praise of new air V.C.; Squadron Leader R.A.M. Palmer V.C. DFC & Bar; and Squadron Leader Robert A.M. Palmer V.C.

Description

Top left - heroism beyond praise of new air V.C, in blazing Lancaster he scorned danger and flew on to target. Gives some service and family background and describes actions during operation to Cologne from which he failed to return but led to award of Victoria Cross. Top right - Sqn Ldr R.A.M. Palmer VC, DFC and bar, father and brother receive medals. Covers investiture where Palmers posthumous Victoria Cross was received by his father and the Distinguished Flying Cross by his brother Cadet D.G.F Palmer RAF. Bottom - Sqn Ldr Robert A.M. Palmer V.C. Mentions V.C awarded to Palmer who completed more than 100 operations and was reported missing after hazardous daylight operation to Cologne. Include b/w photograph of Robert Palmer in uniform.

Date

1945-12-18

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Format

Three newspaper cuttings on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

SPalmerRAM115772v10026

Citation

“Newspaper cuttings - heroism beyond praise of new air V.C.; Squadron Leader R.A.M. Palmer V.C. DFC & Bar; and Squadron Leader Robert A.M. Palmer V.C.,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38283.

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