Facts about Douglas Bader

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Douglas Bader was a famous Soldier from United Kingdom, who lived between February 10, 1910 and September 5, 1982.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 6 quotes who is written / told by Douglas.

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Famous quotes by Douglas Bader (6)


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"Like the Spitfire it was immensely strong: a pilot had no need to fear the danger of pulling the wings off, no matter how desperate the situation became"
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"The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping"
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"The successful pilots succeeded because they did not open fire until they were close to the target"
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"Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men"
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"I then realized my appearance was a bit odd. My right leg was no longer with me. It had caught somewhere in the top of the cockpit as I tried to leave my Spitfire"
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"We were all flying around up and down the coast near Dunkirk looking for enemy aircraft which seemed also to be milling around with no particular cohesion"


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