AIRCREW EUROPE STAR
Large First Day Cover
Signed by 7 Aircrew Europe Star recipients
Aircrew Europe Star ~ RAF Awards Series ~ RAF (DM) 11
MRAF Sir Michael Beetham
WWII Lancaster pilot. Chief of the Air Staff 1977-1983
Air Chief Marshal Sir Frederick Rosier
Battle of Britain Hurricane pilot
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Harold Bird-Wilson
Battle of Britain Hurricane ace
Air Marshal Sir John Lapsley
CO 274 Hurricane Squadron North Africa
Air Chief Marshal Sir Wallace Kyle
Bomber Command Squadron and Station Commander in WWII
Group Captain James Tait
CO 617 (Dambuster) Squadron in 1944
Group Captain Hamish Mahaddie
Pathfinder Force Commander
This cover is part of the DM Medal series of 19 flown covers illustrating the principal honours, decorations and campaign medals which have been awarded to members of the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Air Force and Royal Air Force Regiment, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Fleet Air Arm.
Each cover which measures a large 32cm x 23cm carries the signatures of seven airmen, whose gallantry or leadership in the service of their country, has been recognised by the award shown.
It is also flown by the RAF with a flight cachet on the cover. There is also an illustration of the medal printed on silk and fixed to the cover.
A Fine condition cover complete with inserts.