Jul 02 2012

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Major Nick Knilans †

Major Hubert “Nick” Knilans, who has died aged 94, epitomised the contribution of RAF Bomber Command to the Allied war effort by flying a great range of missions with No 619 and No 617 “Dambuster” Squadron, notably against Tirpitz and on D-Day; he was awarded the DSO and DFC.

Read his obituary on the Telegraph.

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  1. Mick Dunne

    I always wanted to know what became of ‘Nicky’ Knilans after WWII! What a character…nerves of steel and a great sense of humour! VALE NICKY

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