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Heroes of the Skies episode 2 – 27 September 2012

http://www.channel5.com/shows/heroes-of-the-skies/episodes/douglas-bader-2 For those in the UK, 27 September at 8pm is the second episode of Channel 5’s Heroes of the Skies. It features another “character” appearing in THE DECISIVE DUEl, George “Screwball” Beurling, of Verdun PQ, who was probably the last successful daylight “lone wolf” fighter pilot. THE DECISIVE DUEL describes his key similarity to […]

New Channel 5 TV series starts with Douglas Bader

The first episode of the new Channel 5 TV series starts with Douglas Bader who is a major character in THE DECISIVE DUEL, although it seems to focus on his flying Hurricanes while leading 242 Squadron during the Battle of Britain. I include in THE DECISIVE DUEL “Stan” Turner’s reponse to Bader’s speech on taking […]