TITLE

Hero at the Controls

AUTHOR(S)
Lyons, Chuck
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Military History;Nov2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Arthur Aaron, Great Britain's Royal Air Force bomber pilot and World War II Victoria Cross awardee who died of injuries after a flying mission over Turin, Italy on August 13, 1943. A bronze statue was erected in honor of the hero in Leeds, England in 2001, unveiled by the last survivor of Aaron's crew. It describes his architecture and military education, his bombing missions off the Dutch and German coasts that earned him a Distinguished Flying Medal, and his last mission.
ACCESSION #
65218530

 

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