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Blogging in Formation: The Incredible Story of Douglas Bader - A Knight of the Air

Brent Owens's contribution to the "Blogging in Formation" series on the topic of “truth is stranger than fiction.” Sir Douglas Bader, a WWII RAF fighter pilot and his amazing story! ( More...

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This is but a small exposure to this incredible warrior and consummate aviator. His full story is worth reading for those interested in history. Not only was he a great flier but also a great leader. After capture he became a total pain in the butt for his German captors organizing and mounting numerous escape attempts.

After the war he worked for Shell, heading their aviation department, but becoming a featured speaker around the world. He part of his job he liked the best however was that he was allowed to fly a Shell corporate aircraft from venue to venue.


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