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An outstanding example of fearless courage

 
Major Edward Corringham Mannock

 
Edward Mannock, learning to fly at Hendon
Edward Mannock, learning to fly at Hendon
The Victoria Cross is posthumously awarded to Major Edward 'Mick' Mannock of No.85 Squadron, Royal Air Force, one of the highest scoring British fighter pilots and greatest air leaders of the First World War. 'An outstanding example of fearless courage, remarkable skill, devotion to duty, and self-sacrifice, which has never been surpassed.'



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SE 5a aircraft of No. 85 Squadron
SE 5a aircraft of No. 85 Squadron
SE 5a
SE 5a
 

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