Group Captain Percy Charles 'Pick' Pickard

Celebrating the outstanding service of this truly courageous man.
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Pickard Photos - before last flight-small Pilots, Brave, Flight, Historical Figures
Recent visit by James Ruddock Broyd to Hunsdon Airfield
Pickard Photos - before last flight-small
The strain of command and operational flying is apparent on the faces of Group Captain Percy Pickard DSO and Bar, DFC (left), Squadron Leader William Blessing DSO, DFC, RAAF, and Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire DSO and Bar, DFC, at an investiture at Buckingham Palace, 28 July 1943. British History, Canadian Soldiers, Ww2 Uniforms, Wwii Fighters, British People, Royal Air Force, Buckingham Palace, Military Jacket, Air Force
Operation Jericho: RAF breach Amiens prison walls – World War II Today
The strain of command and operational flying is apparent on the faces of Group Captain Percy Pickard DSO and Bar, DFC (left), Squadron Leader William Blessing DSO, DFC, RAAF, and Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire DSO and Bar, DFC, at an investiture at Buckingham Palace, 28 July 1943.
Here, Mosquitos of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF clear the target at low level as the first 500-lb bombs to be dropped detonate near the south wall of the prison. De Havilland Mosquito, Proper English, Free In French, British Aircraft, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain, Wwii Aircraft, Nova York
Operation Jericho: RAF breach Amiens prison walls – World War II Today
Here, Mosquitos of No. 487 Squadron RNZAF clear the target at low level as the first 500-lb bombs to be dropped detonate near the south wall of the prison.
an old black and white photo of people looking at the rubble
RAF 'deliberately sacrificed lives of 102 men to protect D-DAY plans'
Amiens raid...
an old airplane flying in the sky with clouds around it and two propellers on each wing
RAF 'deliberately sacrificed lives of 102 men to protect D-DAY plans'
Bomber: An RAF Mosquito plane during the raid on a prison in Amiens, France 70 years ago t...
the headstone of two people in a cemetery
Percy Charles Pickard (1915-1944) - Find a Grave...
Percy Charles Pickard
an old photo of a man wearing a coat and hat looking off into the distance
Percy Charles Pickard (1915-1944) - Find a Grave...
Percy Charles Pickard