I would love to sign but unfortunately I don't meet the residence requirements, even though I lived the first 23 years of life in England.
Denis----- Original Message ----- From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Saturday, December 09, 2006 8:35 AM Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Bomber Command
Weird that. I was just about to copy the link into that post and my PC locked up. How it got sent is beyond me.. http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/BomberCommand/ bones -----Original Message----- From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Gerry Winskill Sent: 09 December 2006 15:26 To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Bomber Command I will, if you can point me at it... Gerry Winskill Bones wrote:Putting all questions of politics and ethics aside I'd ask everyone to have a look at the following petition and sign it if they agree with the proposal. During WW2 56,000 aircrew lost their lives in Bomber Command but it is the only service for which a campaign medal was never issued. Bomber Command fell out of favour with Churchill towards the end of the war and he declined to issue the medal - as has every government since. Regardless of the right or wrong of Bomber Command policy it doesn't detract from the bravery and sacrifice by all the personnel in that command and it is time this received due recognition. bones bones@xxxxxxx http://fsaviation.net-- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition.Version: 7.5.432 / Virus Database: 268.15.15/581 - Release Date: 12/9/2006 3:41 PM