V.C For Bomber Command - Handley-Page Hampden
Handley-Page Hampden 49 Squadron Victoria Cross Aviation Aircraft Art Painting Print by Aviation Artist Paul Couper
painting depicts the Handley-Page Hampden, EA-M P4403 of 49 Squadron flown by
Flt. Lt. R.A.B. "Babe" Learoyd VC on the night of 12th August 1940
when a force of eleven Hampdens bombed the Dortmund-Ems canal aqueduct, north
of Munster at low level and against fierce opposition.