"Bomber Command have always been heroes to me," the late Robin Gibb told ITV Daybreak in 2010.
"The role they played was a very important part in winning the war and it's repugnant that after so many years there hasn't been a permanent memorial in the centre of London."
Today, just 40 days after he died, the memorial he had campaigned for will be unveiled.
I am an RAF child who grew up with 'V bombers' at the bottom of the garden, they were the fighting machines of post-war Bomber Command
Second World War veterans gathered today to see the Queen unveil a memorial to tens of thousands of airmen who died in the Second World War.
Members of Bomber Command who flew in WWII will receive long overdue recognition for their duty when the Queen unveils a War Memorial