ON THIS DAY
Flight Sergeant R.H. Middleton, VC 28-29 Nov
Flight Sergeant R.H. Middleton, posted to No. 149 Squadron, RAF, Bomber Command, is awarded the Victoria Cross after a raid on Turin, Italy. This was a posthumous award. Though terribly wounded, Middleton kept his damaged bomber flying, saving the lives of his crew at the cost of his own.
LEST WE FORGET