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VC sale and row over pensions

Title
VC sale and row over pensions
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:02:31
Description
Report on the selling of a Victoria Cross awarded to late Second World War pilot James Nicholson, to raise money for his widow Muriel Nicholson, due to the paucity of service pensions. Includes interview on Thames Television with son James Nicholson; interview with Dr John Tanner of RAF Museum. Male reporter and interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Thames Television; John Tanner; James Nicholson
Keywords
Pensions; Auctions; Pilots; Second World War (1939-1945); Air force; Museums; RAF Museum; Veterans (Armed Forces); Medals; Hendon; War pensions; James Nicholson; Muriel Nicholson

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