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PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:11 am
 


Title: One of the last surviving members of The Few dies aged 101
Category: World
Posted By: Martin15
Date: 2019-12-08 23:10:13


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:11 am
 


One of the last surviving members of The Few dies aged 101 - leaving just three surviving Battle of Britain pilots

Flight Lieutenant Maurice Mounsdon died on Friday aged 101, his relatives say
The Few were the pilots who defended country in Battle of Britain during WWII
3,000 airmen fought off the Luftwaffe above skies of southern England in 1940
Surviving trio are William Clark, 100, Paul Farnes, 101, and John Hemingway, 100


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:12 am
 


3 left from the Arizona, 3 left from the Battle of Britain. :(


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:25 am
 


Time always wins in the end. But the rest of us are privileged when these heroes from all the allied countries have been able to stay with us for so long. It helped to see what a generation that truly gave a damn about what was right and what was wrong looked like.


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