Wing Commander Paddy Barthropp died

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    Wing Commander Paddy Barthropp, who died on April 16 aged 87, was one of the RAF's most ebullient and colourful characters; he fought in the Battle of Britain, escaped twice from prisoner-of-war camps and later became a test pilot and a winning jockey in Hong Kong. :salute:

    more: Wg Cdr Paddy Barthropp - Telegraph
     
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    What a great character ! :salute:

    Thanks for posting V2!
     
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