No 617 Squadron cover depicting Guy Gibson's Lancaster AJ-G of 617 Squadron on the Dams Raid for which he won the Victoria Cross. The Dams raid on the 16/17 May 1943 was to target the Eder, Mohne and Sorpe Dams which used Barnes Wallis invention the 'Bouncing Bomb.' the cove also features the post war aircraft of 617 Squadron whcih was the Avro Vulcan. The Vulcan were capable of carrying Nuclear bombs and are shown in their distinctive white livery.
Cover bears UK Definitive stamp cancelled with 150th Anniversary of the Victoria Cross postmark for the 12th October 2004.
Hand signed by Squadron Leader J.L. Munro CNZM DSO QSO DFC who was the pilot of AJ-W which was badly damaged by flak and forced to return to base
Official special, numbered and certified on reverse
Cover size 210mm x 110mm