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RAF075 A Trio of Aces by King and Country

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RAF075 ”A Trio of Aces”

     Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan, DSO & BAR, DFC & Bar was a South African

     pilot in RAF Fighter Command during WW2. During the Battle of Britain he led No. 74 Squadron.  His final war tally of ‘victories’was 27 ‘Kills’, 7 ‘shared’, 3 ‘ probables’ and 16 ‘damaged’.

          Our figure shows him as a Squadron Leader during the Battle of Britain.. He left the RAF in 1946 as a Group Commander.

          Douglas Robert Steuart Bader, lost his legs in a flying accident in 1931 and was invalided out of the RAF in 1933. With the outbreak of WW2 in 1939 he managed to rejoin the Air Force and by June 1940 was made Squadron Leader of No. 242 Squadron.

          In August 1941 he bailed out over France and spent the rest of the war in various prisoner-of-war camps including the infamous ‘Colditz’.

 

 

 


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September 2016
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