Newspaper cuttings concerning Robert Palmers award of Victoria Cross

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Newspaper cuttings concerning Robert Palmers award of Victoria Cross

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Top - Squadron Leader Robert A.M. Palmer V.C. Announces award of Victoria Cross after being reported missing after a particularly hazardous daylight operation over Cologne. Includes head and shoulder b/w photograph of Robert Palmer wearing uniform.
Right - V.C. award to missing pilot, led day attack on Cologne. Short account of action leading to award of Victoria Cross.
Bottom - In blazing Lancaster, he scorned danger, flew on to target. heroism beyond praise of new air V.C. Account of service history and last operation from which he failed top return and was awarded the Victoria Cross.

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Three newspaper cuttings on an album page

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SPalmerRAM115772v10029

Citation

“Newspaper cuttings concerning Robert Palmers award of Victoria Cross,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed August 15, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38286.

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