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Tony Iveson DFC 8x12 inch photo of a Lancaster bomber

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Tony Iveson DFC 8x12 inch photo of a Lancaster bomber
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Tony Iveson DFC 8x12 inch photo of a Lancaster bomber signed by Sqn Ldr Tony Iveson DFC Iveson fought in the Battle of Britain with RAF Fighter Command, as a Sergeant pilot, joining 616 Squadron at Kenley flying Spitfires on 2 September 1940. On the 16th of September, he was forced to ditch into the sea after running out of fuel following a pursuit of a Ju88 bomber. His Spitfire L1036 ditched 20 miles off Cromer in Norfolk, and he was picked up by an MTB. He joined No.92 Sqn the following month. Commissioned in 1942, Tony undertook his second tour transferring to RAF Bomber Command, where he was selected to join the famous 617 Squadron, flying Lancasters. He took part in most of 617 Squadrons high precision operations, including all three sorties against the German battleship Tirpitz, and went on to become one of the most respected pilots in the squadron - Good Condition £15-20
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Tony Iveson DFC 8x12 inch photo of a Lancaster bomber

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Mar 07, 2014
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0624: Tony Iveson DFC 8x12 inch photo of a Lancaster bomber

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Tony Iveson DFC 8x12 inch photo of a Lancaster bomber signed by Sqn Ldr Tony Iveson DFC Iveson fought in the Battle of Britain with RAF Fighter Command, as a Sergeant pilot, joining 616 Squadron at Kenley flying Spitfires on 2 September 1940. On the 16th of September, he was forced to ditch into the sea after running out of fuel following a pursuit of a Ju88 bomber. His Spitfire L1036 ditched 20 miles off Cromer in Norfolk, and he was picked up by an MTB. He joined No.92 Sqn the following month. Commissioned in 1942, Tony undertook his second tour transferring to RAF Bomber Command, where he was selected to join the famous 617 Squadron, flying Lancasters. He took part in most of 617 Squadrons high precision operations, including all three sorties against the German battleship Tirpitz, and went on to become one of the most respected pilots in the squadron - Good Condition £15-20

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