Lest We Forget 1942 Air Crew Europe Star Millennium Official FDC
Cover commemorating Air Operations in World War II in 1942 and depicts scenes from the campaign including Operation Millennium the 1000 Bomber Raid on Cologne, Russian Convoys PW17 and Battle of El Alamein and depicts campaign medal Aircrew Europe Star.
The Air Crew Europe Star was awarded for operational flying from the UK over Europe for a period of two months from 3rd September 1939 to 4 June 1944. If a recipient also qualified for the Atlantic Star or France and Germany Star then a bar with that title would be worn on the ribbon.
Cover bears full set of millenium stamps and is cancelled on first day of issue 18.01.00 which was the 58th Anniversary of Cologne.
Cover was flown in BAe 125 of 32 The Royal Squadron from RAF Northolt to Teeside and return
Numbered and Certified on reverse