Jeremey Clarkson examines the history of the Victoria Cross, and follows the story of one of the 1,354 men who were awarded it - Major Robert Henry Cain.
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The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the United Kingdom honours system. It is awarded for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" to members of the British armed forces. See more
[on Major Cain
His family didn't *know* he'd won a Victoria Cross until after he died. He hadn't thought to mention it.