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Bomber Command veterans given final chance

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Surviving veterans from Australia’s World War II Bomber Command applied for funding to attend a new international memorial in the UK.

With careers and support from the RAF, the trip is estimated to cost $200,000.

But the veterans were denied… because they were too old.

Veterans’ Affairs Minister Michael McCormack tells Alan Jones he’s overturned the decision.

“As a result of discussions… they’ll be flown to Bomber County.

“It’ll be, potentially, their last chance to be with a lot of those men.”

Listen to the full interview below 

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