Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

16/3/2013

The smile of a stern-faced hero: Rare footage of WW2 fighter ace Douglas Bader walking with false legs shown for first time

Rare home movie footage of Douglas Bader, the inspirational Second World War pilot who battled Nazi Germany even after losing his legs, is to go on show to the public for the first time.

Bader, Britain’s best-known fighter ace, lost his legs in a pre-war flying accident and was invalided out of the Royal Air Force. for more click here

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