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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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 2014 The Greatest Ever War Films (TV Movie documentary)
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Book: "Fight for the Sky: The Story of the Spitfire and Hurricane". Pen & Sword Books Ltd., rev. ed. ISBN-10: 0850529921

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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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15th September 1945. Group Captain Douglas Bader in a Supermarine Spitfire, led the 'Battle of Britain Day' Anniversary flypast over London flying from North Weald aerodrome. See more »

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