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Guy Gibson
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Born on 12th of August 1918
Died on 19th of September 1944

Born Simla, India. 1918 - 1944. Airman.

Led the famous Dambusters raid on the Mohne and Eder dams during WWII. Received the Victoria Cross. Was killed on a later operation when his plane crashed in the Netherlands.

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