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Letter tribute to war hero.



A LETTER written by a British war hero has been mounted in one of his favourite watering holes in Warwickshire.

Guy Gibson, leader of the famous Dambuster raid used to be a regular at the Dun Cow The dun cow is a common motif in English folklore. "Dun" is a dull shade of brownish grey. Dunsmore Heath
The Dun Cow of Dunsmore Heath was a savage beast slain by Guy of Warwick.
 in The Green, Dunchurch.

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1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

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 one letter, Gibson set up meetings to plan the attacks in the pub and in another, to his brother Alick, he asks him to suggest a date for a few pints at the Dun Cow.

Gibson lived in Fareham Avenue, in Hillmorton, Rugby, before the Second World War and the Dun Cow became a regular haunt for the two brothers.

The letter to his brother has now been framed and displayed at the inn as a lasting tribute after Gibson's nephew, Mike Gibson, presented the frame to landlady landlady n. female of landlord or owner of real property from whom one rents or leases. (See: landlord)  Florrie D'Arcy.

Mike Gibson said: "It's a nice tribute to Guy."
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:May 23, 2005
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