Last of the few

Every wonder how many Battle of Britain pilots are still alive? Just one. Irishman John “Paddy” Hemingway, who turned 102 on July 17, 2021, is the last of the few.

Shot down four times during the war, he says, “I am here because I have had some staggering luck and fought alongside great pilots in magnificent aircraft with ground crew in the best air force in the world.”

Read about him here and here.

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