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James "Ginger" Lacey (1917-1989) - one of the most successful British fighter pilots of the "Battle of Britain", shot down 18 German aircraft with his Hurricane.
During this same time, he was shot down twice himself.
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King George VI (light overcoat foreground) visits RAF squadron in France, late 1939

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Fairey Battle light bomber, France Jan 1940

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Battle, Fra 40
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A Battle attacks German column, Fra 40
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Battle crews, Fra 40
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Lancaster and Spitfire of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, 2000
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Air Vice Marshal Leigh-Mallory (centre) in 1943. (killed in plane crash in French Alps Nov 1944 while en route to Ceylon)

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Typhoon
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