Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

3/8/2011

A very flawed hero: Douglas Bader – the brave but foolish egomaniac who led squadrons of the few

Every night was boys’ night out, and the place to party was the officers’ mess. There, young fighter pilots facing the prospect of dying in the morning let their Brylcreemed hair down and drowned their fears and sorrows with drink, pranks and dares — all the careless bravado that concealed, for a while, the ugly side of war. for more click here

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