Douglas Bader

First broadcast: 17 September 1965

World War II fighter pilot ace Douglas Bader discusses his fame and why it is so important to mark anniversaries of major historical events such as the Battle of Britain. He defends the attitude of young people who protest against wars and talks about the 1956 film Reach for the Sky, which tells his story.

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