FDC – Ascension Island – Victoria Cross Winners

FDC – Ascension Island – Victoria Cross Winners

A Set of Four se-tenant Stamps were issued by Ascension Island to commemorate Centenary of Naval Aviation and Victoria Cross Winners of Fleet Air Arm.

40c – Lieutenant Commander Eugene Esmonde  led Swordfish Aircraft on 12 Feb 1942  on attacks against German Cruisers like Eugen , Scharnhorst , and Gneiseneau.

50c – Lt Robert Hampton Gray led attacks on Japanese Shipping  on 09 Aug 1945 in his Corsairs.

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