Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

29/6/2012

67 years late, the recognition they deserve: Lancaster drops payload of poppies as Queen unveils Bomber Command memorial

Given how long it has taken to get this splendid memorial built – 67 years in fact – no one could blame the dear old Lancaster for being a couple of minutes early with its payload of poppy petals.

For all those gathered down below, including the Queen, a thousand veterans, row upon row of widows and hundreds of children who never knew their father, this was the day when Britain finally and formally acknowledged its debt to the 55,573 men of Bomber Command who never came home. for more click here

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