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Douglas Bader and comrade at RAF Duxford WWII

Douglas Bader was based at RAF Duxford during WWII, he had already lost both legs in 1931 but continued to fly in active service. This Blog from the Imperial War Museums gives a varied insight into the life of the men and women based at Duxford, Douglas Bader was just one and in this article he pictured with a Czech comrade Alexander Hess who lost his family to Nazi atrocities whilst serving with the RAF.

This blog gives some great insight to the life and men and women based at RAF Duxford, well worth a look and a visit to the IMR collections based at Duxford.

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