Artist's impression of what the monument will look like
The monument will have quotations from Winston Churchill
A ¬£3.5m permanent monument to the World War II heroes of RAF Bomber Command is to be built in central London.
Westminster Council gave permission for the open style pavilion at the Piccadilly entrance to Green Park.
The memorial, which should be built by 2012, will commemorate the 55,573 crew of Bomber Command, with an average age of 22, who were killed in World War II.
Its role was to attack Germany's airbases, troops, shipping and industries connected to the war effort.
During the war the command ensured the damage caused to London's squares, streets and parks from German bombs was not as extensive as it could have been.
Councillor Alastair Moss, chairman of Westminster City Council's planning applications sub committee, said: "This new
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