Douglas Bader Quotes (6 quotes)
“The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping.”
Douglas Bader: fight for the sky: the story of the Spitfire and the Hurricane (1973 edition)
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Picture Source: WikipediaDouglas Bader
Born: February 21, 1910
Died: September 5, 1982 (aged 72)
Bio: Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC & Bar, FRAeS, DL was a Royal Air Force fighter ace during the Second World War. He was credited with 20 aerial victories, four shared victories, six probables, one shared probable and 11 enemy aircraft damaged.
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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”