The episode in which Wing Commander Hughie Edwards won his VC

Accession Number ART28455
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 74.8 cm x 120.3 cm x 5.7 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Honisett, Ray
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Warrandyte
Date made 1982
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Wing Commander Hughie Edwards leading a bombing raid on Bremen Harbour 4 July 1941. The Squadron involved was No. 105 Squadron. Bristol Blenheim light bombers of 105 Squadron can be seen in very low level attack on Bremen Harbour; the leader of this raid, 39005 was Wing Commander (later Group Captain) Hughie Edwards. Edwards was awarded a Victoria Cross for his part in this action.

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