Britain’s last surviving Dambuster is given MBE by the Queen

Britain’s last surviving Dambuster is given MBE by the Queen
 

Britain’s last surviving Dambuster said his memories of the bombing raids on Germany will last forever as he collected an MBE from the Queen.
Squadron Leader George Leonard ‘Johnny’ Johnson, 95, was part of Royal Air Force 617 Squadron, which conducted a night of raids on German dams in 1943 in an effort to disable Hitler’s industrial heartland.
After collecting his gong at Buckingham Palace for services to the Second World War remembrance and the community in Bristol, he said he was indebted to the thousands of people who signed a petition calling for his wartime service to be recognised.... read more

 
8 November 2017 in Hot News, Views: 38
Source: Metro
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