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Pippa Ettore

Keeping the memory of the Fighter Pilots - The Few - alive https://t.co/Tro7HWI8AT…
Old forum discontinued.

Tasmania.Italy.Brussels.London

Joined on 21 March, 2009

http://pippaettore.com/

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PO. Otto John Peterson.
Canadian One of THE FEW.


He was shot down and killed in combat with Ju88s and Me110s over North Kent.

Age 25.

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Zdzislaw Krasnodebski . VM
Polish One of THE FEW.


…Later that day he was shot down by Me110’s &baled out. An Me110 approached to open fire on him. He returned to operations despite having been badly burned.

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Sgt. John Daly.
One of THE FEW.


(not 100% sure this is him but the photo said so?)
He survived the Battle and the War.

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Squid ink blue : )

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PO. Donald McIntosh Gray.
One of THE FEW.


He was killed, age 21, when his Spitfire crashed on a night takeoff .

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Sgt. Colin Roy Hewlett. DFC.
One of THE FEW.


Killed age 22.
Buried in the churchyard of St. John the Baptist, Frenchay, Bristol.

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Replying to @stephenfry: Be with you in a few hours, Eddie.… steady as you go

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Quoted @eddieizzard

Eddie is one step closer to the 20th marathon mark! Today's run is for Latvia w/ @stephenfry (5:30PM GMT) & @Nick_Hewer (2PM GMT) joining. Post photos & interesting facts w/ #Latvia & #MakeHumanityGreatAgain Donate: -The Beekeepers

Be with you in a few hours, Eddie.… steady as you go

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Wing Commander Peter Ayerst.

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Quoted @1940Andy

@pettore He was a fairly near neighbour and a bit of a pal. I used to frequently bump into him in Sainsbury’s! Lovely chap.

Lovely when that happens eh : ))
I remember inviting Pete Ayerst to arvo tea once..years ago.
You can't imagine the THRILL I got opening the door to see this Fighter Pilot from the Battle of Britain era..standing on the porch wearing a big grin and a little green jumper : )

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PO. Frantisek Fajtl DFC.
Czech One of THE FEW.


With the collapse of communism in 1989 Fajtl was reinvested with the air force rank of Major General, twelve years later he was made Lieutenant General.

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PO. Robert William ‘Bob’ Foster. DFC.
One of THE FEW.

He survived the War.
His funeral in Hastings was overflown by Hurricane R4118, which he had flown in action in the Battle of Britain.

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Night night : )
Freezing out there tonight with a fuzzy half moon..

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Replying to @DilipMbe: Account from an old friend of mine: shot-up, crash-lands, Spitfire cartwheels, goes through a wall and flock of sheep; soldie…

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Outside in the wild blue yonder just now...
Race you!!!

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Little dog having fun on the slopes : ))
His feet must be frozen : )

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Sgt. Jospeh Richard Kilner. DFC.
One of THE FEW.

All I could do was dash frantically for the nearest bomb shelter. On emerging after the raid I found that the shelter bad been straddled by bombs but, much to my surprise, my aeroplane was still fit to fly.

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A 15-Year-Old Boy Captures Amazing Clear Picture Of Saturn And Its Iconic Rings Using A Telescope In His Back Garden

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San Cassiano. Dolomites.

Just Live webcaming around...what a neat mountain village

: ))

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Account from an old friend of mine: shot-up, crash-lands, Spitfire cartwheels, goes through a wall and flock of sheep; soldier runs up to pilot as the whole mess rights itself: "You alright, chum?"
"No. I've swallowed my f***ing chewing gum!"
Quality!
@SocietySpitfire

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THE FEW
2020 - Will be the 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN.
Let's give them the recognition and THANKS they so deserve.

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