Lieutenant Dickie Douglas-Boyd, who has died aged 88, was a Fleet Air Arm pilot who, post-war, brought many bestsellers to the bookshops. Read the obituary on the Telegraph.
Jul 13 2011
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May 26 2011
Group Captain John Gard’ner passed away on May 6, 2011 in Tauranga, New Zealand. With his death, only three of the 95 New Zealand pilots who took part in the Battle of Britain are still alive. Gard’ner also fought during the Korean War, during which he was attached to a US Marine Corps squadron.
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May 05 2011
Burrel Sumner, USMC flight instructor and veteran from World War II and Korea, flew in a Stearman, the airplane that he learned to fly in 71 years ago. Source
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