PORTRAIT OF WING COMMANDER HUGHIE IDWAL EDWARDS VC DFC, RAAF. WING COMMANDER EDWARDS OF NO 105 ...

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Accession Number 042687A
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 5x4" safety base
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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PORTRAIT OF WING COMMANDER HUGHIE IDWAL EDWARDS VC DFC, RAAF. WING COMMANDER EDWARDS OF NO 105 SQUADRON, 2 GROUP, BOMBER COMMAND, RAF, WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR THE DISPLAY OF THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE STANDARD OF GALLANTRY AND DETERMINATION DURING A DAYLIGHT AIR ATTACK ON THE PORT OF BREMEN, ONE OF THE MOST HEAVILY DEFENDED TOWNS IN GERMANY.