Tag: WWII

Surviving WWII bomber pilot awarded highest French military honour

Posted December 08, 2015 14:39:29 Photo: Godfrey Flack, a former WWII Lancaster bomber pilot, flew 40 bombing missions over Germany in the early 1940s. (ABC News: Peta Carlyon) Map: Hobart 7000 A 94-year-old Tasmanian war veteran has been presented France’s highest military award, the Legion of Honour, in an emotional ceremony in Hobart. Godfrey Flack…


Pearl Harbour ceremony unites US and Japanese WWII veterans

Posted December 07, 2015 16:28:49 Photo: Retired US Air Force Colonel Jack DeTour (L) pours whiskey into the Remembrance Nicely aboard the US Arizona Memorial alongside Japanese veteran Shiro Wakita (R) in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Reuters: Hugh Gentry) Related Story: Last officer from ship sunk at Pearl Harbour dies Map: Hawaii Former Globe War II veterans…