Thursday, 13 September 2007

Falklands War Pilot Sells His Medals.






THE only British serviceman to be held prisoner-of-war by the Argentineans during the Falklands War is selling his medals at auction.
Retired RAF Squadron Leader Jeffrey Glover was badly injured when his
Harrier
was shot down off Port Howard by enemy fire, on May 21, 1982, dragged from the sea at gunpoint and later taken to the mainland of Argentina.
He was handed over to the British Consul in Montevideo on July 8 and three years later, after making a remarkable recovery from his wounds, was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Services in the Air and went on to fly for the Red Arrows.Read It Here

(RG) A land fit for Heroes? I think not



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