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DFC

noun

  • (Military)
    Distinguished Flying Cross
    Example sentences
    • He was also awarded three Distinguished Flying Crosses, a Bronze Star and an Air Medal.
    • Squadron Leader Learmonth was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross for his attack on the destroyer, and a bar in August 1943 as Commanding Officer of No.22 Squadron.
    • Not only was he a hero to me because he was my uncle, but he'd been fêted widely as a daring pilot in the Royal Australian Air Force, decorated with a Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar.

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