•  50th Anniv Operation Taxable Signed .J. (Harold) Riding W/op 617 Sqn

 

50th Anniv Operation Taxable Signed .J. (Harold) Riding W/op 617 Sqn

6th June 1994 Woodhall Spa 50th Anniversary Operation Taxable on 25p D day Stamp.  Operation Taxable 617 Squadron Royal Air Force. 50th Anniversary Year of the Allied Invasion of Europe.. Cover depicts  Lancaster of No 617 Squadron over the Channel dropping radar deception window 3000 feet above ships flying radar deflector equipped barrage balloons 5 th 6 th June 1944 with 617 Sqn badge

Personally Signed by H.J. (Harold) Riding was Wireless operator and air gunner with 617, 619 and 227 squadrons. His operations were carried out on the Brest, Ijmuiden, Tirpitz, Westkappel Sea Wall, Kembs Canal, Urft Dam, Hamburg  U - Boat pens and Berchesgaden raids to name just a few. Aircraft flown Lancaster, Wellington. Details enclosed Certified Copy 4 of 20.  

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50th Anniv Operation Taxable Signed .J. (Harold) Riding W/op 617 Sqn

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