Lest We Forget 1949 Naval General Service Medal Millennium Official FDC
Cover commemorating events of 1949, including the Berlin Airlift, the Yangtze incidents where HMS Amethyst escaped by cover of night down the Yangtze river under fire from the Chinese and Operation Firedog with Dakotas of No 110 Squadron dropping supplies in North Kelantan.
The cover shows the Naval General Service Medal with Yangtze 1949 Clasp.
Cover bears full set of millenium stamps & is cancelled on 1st day of issue 01.08.00 which was the 52nd Anniversary of the Epic of HMS Amethyst.
Cover was flown in BAE146 ZE146 of 32 The Royal Squadron from Aberdeen to RAF Northolt carrying HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Numbered and Certified on reverse