Group Captain Dudley Horner DFC and Bar - 1913 to 2008

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  1. Group Captain Dudley Horner DFC and Bar http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;jsessionid=KAAUEOR143O3HQFIQMFSFFOAVCBQ0IV0?view=DETAILS&grid=&xml=/news/2008/01/21/db2101.xml

    '..............Group Captain Dudley Honor, who has died aged 94, flew during the Battle of France and as a fighter pilot in the Battle of Britain before going to the Middle East; shot down in the latter stages of the German invasion of Crete, he spent six days in the mountains before reaching the coast where he was picked up by an RAF flying boat..............'

    Dudley, FFS!!!?? God, they just don't make 'em like that anymore!!!!!
     
  2. An amazing man in an amazing generation - we have not come so far in comparison!
     
  3. Sounds like a man who truely lived!