• 1989 The  Dams Raid. Signed by Richard Todd  actor in Dambuster Film


 

1989 The  Dams Raid. Signed by Richard Todd  actor in Dambuster Film  

4 1 89 St Clement Danes Special Postmark The Dams Busters  617 Sqn. In Memory of Air Marshal Sir H Martin.

Special 617 Sqn Cover with Black & white  picture cachet  of   Water roars through the breach in the Dam made by Wallis's bouncing bombs. From the Dam Busters Film

Personally Signed by Captain Richard Todd,               

Richard Todd who portrayed Guy Gibson in the Film The Dam Busters. During the War Captain Richard Todd was with  6th  Airborne Pegasus Bridge 6th June 1944.

During the Second World War, Todd joined the British Army, receiving a commission in 1941. Initially, he served in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry before joining the Parachute Regiment and being assigned to the 7th (Light Infantry) Parachute Battalion as part of the British 6th Airborne Division.

On 6 June 1944, as a captain, he participated in the British Airborne Operation Tonga during the D-Day landings. Todd was among the first British officers to land in Normandy as part of Operation Overlord. His battalion were reinforcements that parachuted in after glider forces had landed and completed the main assault against Pegasus Bridge near Caen He later met up with Major John Howard on Pegasus Bridge and helped repel several German counter attacks.

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1989 The Dams Raid. Signed by Richard Todd actor in Dambuster Film

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