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Aug 31 2012

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Flight Lieutenant Robert Bruce †

“Russ” Bannock’s Mosquito FB.VI, when he was with No 418 Squadron. Artwork © Gaëtan Marie.

Flight Lieutenant Robert Bruce, who has died aged 96, formed a formidable night fighter crew with his Canadian pilot, Russ Bannock; their successes included the destruction of 19 V-1 flying bombs in addition to nine enemy aircraft. Read his obituary on the Telegraph.

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1 comment

  1. Arne Husby

    Rest in Pace Sir. The golden generation are leaving us now. But the memories of their sacrifice and great job will stay strong.

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