Wing Commander Bob Doe: RIP

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    Sad news
    he was called on to provide his recollections in one or two documentaries that I've seen, he came across as a modest and extremely likeable man.
     
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    RIP W/Cdr Doe.
     
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    know excactly what you mean Colin.
    very sad news, R.I.P Bob Doe
     
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    What a man what a life :salute:

    Reading the obituary it ocurred to me how many of the greatest Aces werent the best pilots. Bob Doe barely got his wings and probably in a peacetime airforce wouldnt have made the grade but he turned out to be a great fighter pilot and a great leader of men.
     
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    Always liked Bob Doe. Saw a bunch of interviews with him and read a bit of what was written about him. Was not shy about saying what he was and wasn't. Neat interview too. Sad to see he is gone but he left a pretty good legacy.

    Third wife. Anybody see that? Busy guy.
     
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    Yeah, I did. initially thought it said 5th wife. Ditto on the busy!
     
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