Donation stops WWII Dambusters Pilot from having to sell his medals

The last surviving Dambusters pilot is gifting his medals to the Auckland Museum of Transport and Technology. 95 year old veteran Les Munro had been planning to auction off his medals to benefit the Bomber Command Memorial in London, but they’ll now go directly to the museum. In return Philanthropist Lord Ashcroft is donating £75,000 to the RAF Benevolent fund. The …

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