First World War - War in the Air

ADMIRAL SOMERVILLE VISITS HMS ARK ROYAL TO CONGRATULATE THE OFFICERS AND SHIP'S COMPANY AFTER THE SUCCESSFUL ENGAGEMENT WITH THE BISMARCK, OCTOBER 1941

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Officers and ratings who were decorated for the part they played in the sinking of the BISMARCK, in front of a Fairey Swordfish aircraft. Left to right: Lieutenant P D Gick, RN, awarded DSC; Lieutenant Commander Eugene Esmonde, RN, awarded DSO; Sub Lieutenant V K Norfolk, RN, awarded DSC; A/PO Air L D Sayer awarded DSM; A/Ldg Air A L Johnson, awarded DSM.

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