Last Battle of Britain pilot passes away.

Discussion in 'Royal Air Force' started by spike7451, Oct 23, 2012.

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  1. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    RIP Sir,
    And thank you.

    BBC News - Battle of Britain hero William Walker dies aged 99

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  2. RIP - a real Hero.

    The VERY Last of the Few.

  3. It took balls of steel to do their job - it wasn't a case of if you would be shot down but when...


  4. "The Battle of Britain was the German air force's attempt to gain air superiority over the RAF from July to September 1940 early in World War II."

    Makes it sound like a doddle. Oh how the years diminish. As with the others thank you Sir
  5. At about the same time the RAF finally gets to 'pilot' drones from the UK...

    The nation is a poorer place for the passing of these magificent men.
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  6. Requiescat in pace
  7. maninblack

    maninblack LE Book Reviewer

    He's not the last, he just happened to be the oldest one still alive until he wasn't anymore.
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  8. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Sorry,meant oldest,didn't realise till after posted.
  9. He has finally slipped the surly bonds of earth. Long may he and his bold brothers in arms dance the sky on laughter silvered wings.

    RIP sir.
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  10. Chocks away for your last flight.
  11. Lest we forget,

  12. Thank you