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The birth of Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding

On this day in Scottish History

24 April 1882: The birth in Moffat of Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding, best remembered as commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and for the “Dowding system” – the first integrated air defence system.

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