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Douglas Bader (1910–1982)

Douglas Robert Steuart Bader was born in London on February 21, 1910. A good student, Bader won a scholarship to St Edward's School in Oxford. Following a visit to the RAF College at Cranwell, Bader set his sights on becoming a pilot and won a place as a cadet at Cranwell. During his time at Cranwell, Bader developed a reputation as a pilot of ... See full bio »

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Spitfire! Himself - Group Captain
Focke Wulf 190
Battle of Britain
Battle of Britain Miscellaneous Crew
The Eamonn Andrews Show


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 2013 Focke Wulf 190 (TV Movie)
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 1969 Battle of Britain (advisor: British military - uncredited)
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 1982 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- Douglas Bader (1982) ... Himself
 1981 Parkinson (TV Series)
- Episode #11.5 (1981) ... Himself
 1976 Spitfire! (TV Movie)
Himself - Group Captain
 1965 Late Night Line-Up (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 September 1965 (1965) ... Himself
 1965 The Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.20 (1965) ... Himself
 1957 Contact (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Himself - Interviewee
 1954 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
- Episode #1.9 (1954) ... Himself - Interviewee
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 2014 The Greatest Ever War Films (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (1976)
 2002 Gladiators of World War II (TV Series documentary)
- RAF Fighter Command (2002) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1943 The Battle of Britain (Documentary)
Himself (after downing Me-109 and Dornier) (unconfirmed, uncredited)

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Other Works:

Book: "Fight for the Sky: The Story of the Spitfire and Hurricane". Pen & Sword Books Ltd., rev. ed. ISBN-10: 0850529921

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 22 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Group Captain Douglas Bader | Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader | Sir Douglas Bader

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A memorial service to honour the life of Douglas Bader was held at St. Clement Danes (the central church of the Royal Air Force) The Strand, London on October 22 1982. See more »

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