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Who downed Douglas Bader.

Article written by Andy Saunders entitled ‘Who downed Douglas Bader’. Douglas Bader (DB) was downed on the 9th August 1941 whilst over France leading the Tangmere Wing (at that time comprising Spitfire Squadrons 41, 610 and 616). DB flew with 616 in W3185.…
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Operations by Albert Cranthorne, 178 Squadron. Navigators attend an early briefing. All important timings were given All Aircrew assembled at Main Briefing The Intelligence Officer warned of dangers The Met. Officer gave his best predictions Pins and tape…