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Wing Commander Brendan Eamonn Fergus Finucane, DSO, DFC & Two Bars (16 October 1920 – 15 July 1942), known as Paddy Finucane amongst his colleagues, was a Second World War Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter pilot and flying ace-defined as an aviator . .
I'll tell you, this is an excellent fighter ace biography, not biased. It's highly enjoyable to read and very precise, which is amazing, since the book was written in 1992, fifty years after Finucane's death. The photos are out of this world, very good, never had seen the great majority of them. There were pilots wanting the big postings badly.
The Legendary Brendan "Paddy" Finucane, the Dublin born Irish RAF Spitfire Ace from . Sqn/Ldr Paddy Finucane DSO DFC & two bars 1942. Filmed here a few months before he sadly died.
The Legendary Brendan "Paddy" Finucane, the Dublin born Irish RAF Spitfire Ace from WWII, with 3. On 15 July 1942, Finucane took off with his flight for a mission over France.
Paddy Finucane, Fighter Ace : A Biography of Wing Commander Brendan . By (author) Doug Stokes.
Brendan Finucane was born on October 16th 1920 in Dublin, Ireland. His father was vocal in his opposition against the British Empire, a factor which did not slip past Finucane during his upbringing, or that of his two younger brothers and two younger sisters. At school he was a keen sportsman, showing his greatest aptitude as a rugby player both in Ireland and after the family move to Richmond, Surrey in 1936.
Paddy Finucane, Fighter Ace: A Biography of Wing Commander Brendan E. Finucane, . London: William Kimber & Co. Lt. 1983.
Finucane became the youngest Wing Commander in the RAF on 27 June 1942, leading the Hornchurch . Paddy Finucane, Fighter Ace: A Biography of Wing Commander Brendan E. London: Crécy Publishing, 1992, p. 220. ISBN 47554-22-X.
Finucane became the youngest Wing Commander in the RAF on 27 June 1942, leading the Hornchurch Wing. He was killed at the age of 21 on 15 July 1942, when he was leading a fighter "Ramrod" operation (cannon and machine gun attack by fighters) against a German army camp at Etaples France. He always said that the Luftwaffe would never get him, and it was actually a ground shot from a single machine gun post near Pointe du Touquet which hit his Spitfire. Somerton, Somerset, UK: Crécy Publishing. Warner, Graham (2005). The Bristol Blenheim: A Complete History.
This book was first published in 1942 as a tribute to Irish-born RAF fighter pilot and flying ace, Brendan Finucane (19.Books related to Wing Commander Paddy Finucane (Brendan Finucane) . The Secret Scripture. Horrible Histories: Vile Victorians.