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Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding (Character)
from Battle of Britain (1969)
- "Fighting the Blue"
- Spirits in the Wind (2005) TV episode, Played by Timothy Watson (as Dowding)
- "The Winds of War"
... aka "Herman Wouk's The Winds of War" - USA (complete title)
- Cataclysm (1983) TV episode, Played by Patrick Allen (as Air Vice Marshal Dowding)
- Battle of Britain (1969) Played by Laurence Olivier
... aka "The Battle of Britain" - USA (DVD title)
- Reach for the Sky (1956) Played by Charles Carson
[With the aid of an interpreter, Edwards has berated the Polish pilots for attacking German bombers against orders, before pulling a telegram out of his pocket]
Squadron Leader Edwards: Finally, and God alone knows why, I've received the following signal:
Squadron Leader Edwards: "Congratulations! As of today, this Squadron is operational." Signed, Air Vice Marshall Keith Park, AOC 11 Group
[the men start cheering, and Squadron Leader Edwards smirks, before the scene changes to Dowding's office]
Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding: I was wrong about the Poles.
Air Vice Marshal Keith Park: We also have the second Polish Squadron.
Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding: [Donning his cap] I *thought* you'd mention them. Allright, make them operational.
Air Vice Marshal Keith Park: And the Canadians?
Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding: And the Czechs. We need them *all!*
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