RAF073 Squadron Leader Bob Stanford-Tuck
Stanford-Tuck joined the RAF in 1935. He first saw combat during the Fall of France over Dunkirk and went on to become an ?ace? several times over during the Battle of Britain.
He was shot down over France in January 1942 when his tally of ?kills? numbered 27 and 2 shared.
He survived imprisonment in the infamous Colditz and the war and enjoyed a successful career postwar during which he even became a friend of his old opponent, Adolf Galland.