Distinguished Flying Cross Awardee List for the 268 Sqn RAF


A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross : 1 |
Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross
Wg Cdr Karun Krishna Majumdar 1555 GD(P)Unit : 268 Sqn RAF  Award Date Announced 23 Jan 45
Details : [268 Squadron RAF] This officer has completed many tactical reconnaissance and photographic sorties. His keenness for operational work and his skill on difficult and dangerous missions has always been outstanding. Before the advance northwards in France, he completed exceptionally valuable photographic reconnaissances of the Seine bridges, in the face of heavy ground defences. He has also participated in long tactical reconnaissances on which he was several times intercepted by superior formations of enemy aircraft. His skill and courage have always been outstanding.
Reference: London Gazette 36905 dated 23 January 45, Page 527 (Citation Courtesy: Colin Ford ) 

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