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Douglas Bader Logbook

Tier: Enhanced
Price: £800
Location: Archive
Accession Number: B354

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This logbook belonged to RAF flying ace Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader. The entries in this volume record Bader’s flights and victories in wartime Britain where as a Hurricane pilot he led No. 242 Squadron.His achievements are even more remarkable as, following a crash in 1931, he lost both his legs. Through sheer determination he flew again to become one of the most well-known pilots of the Second World War.

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