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- Tags: George VI, King of Great Britain (1895-1952)
Pat Hogan's recollection of events on 3/4 March 1945 written to a relative of Flying Officer Alan Shelton
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There is a photo of Arthur Harris giving the salute.
Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939-1945 Star with Bomber Command Clasp. Air Crew Europe Star,…
Item 1 is a Post Office Saving Bank book issued at RAF Melbourne, York.
Item 2 is a letter to Homer from the King. He regrets not being able to give him personally his DFC. It is annotated 'Original held with the DFC…