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Supreme valour and self-sacrifice

  • Flight Lieutenant David Lord
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  • David Lord makes his way through a Dakota during a supply drop over Burma. For his service in the far east, Lord was mentioned in dispatches and received the Distinguished Flying Cross.

    © © RAF Museum (P004599)

  • Dispatchers push a bundle of supplies out the cargo door of a Dakota. The amount of time this physically demanding task took proved fatal for all but one of Lord’s crew.

    © © RAF Museum (PC71/19/1622)

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