HM King George VI visits No 617 Sqn RAF.jpg More details The visit of HM King George VI to No 617 Squadron (The Dambusters), Royal Air Force, Scampton, Lincolnshire, 27 May 1943 - The King has a word with Flight Lieutenant Les Munro from New Zealand. Wing Commander Guy Gibson is on the right and Air Vice Marshal Ralph Cochrane, Commander of No 5 Group is behind Flight Lieutenant Munro and to the right.

Last Dambuster Pilot, Les Munro, has passed away

Les Munro, former World War II Dambuster pilot, has passed away this morning on 4 August 2015 at Tauranga Hospital, New Zealand at the age of 96. Munro spend his last two weeks in hospital where he was being treated for heart problems, according to the New Zealand Bomber Command Association. The sad news was announced …

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