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PostSubject: Goodbye Willy..........   Thu 06 Oct 2016, 10:18 am

......... and many many thanks!! We owe you SO much.

He was shot down twice, (was back in the skies withing four hours after one of them) was decorated ten times and survived three Russian firing squads!!


R.I.P.

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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Fri 28 Oct 2016, 8:59 am

It's sad when nobody acknowledges the death of a true hero!

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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sat 29 Oct 2016, 2:05 am

Who was Willy? And how did he survive all of that?? He must have been one bad dude!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sat 29 Oct 2016, 10:14 am

hotrodmax wrote:
Who was Willy? And how did he survive all of that?? He must have been one bad dude!!!

Agreed. Myself and I'm sure others here are not being disrespectful about this, It's just I do not know who it is. Perhaps you could tell us a little bit more about Willy.
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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sat 29 Oct 2016, 11:00 am

Never mind, I posted a link in the first post but it's no longer working as it did.

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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sat 29 Oct 2016, 11:45 am

Ok, I see the link now. It only works if logged in.
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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sat 29 Oct 2016, 5:42 pm

A truly heroic individual - we need more people like him these days.
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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sun 30 Oct 2016, 1:00 am

Wow, I had never heard of him. After reading his story, I find he was a truly amazing person. RIP Willy.
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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sun 30 Oct 2016, 3:11 am

Al: I missed this when it was first posted. As you know from the many conversations we have had I deeply admire the members of the RAF who defended your nation against all odds in 1940/41. Those men were owed a debt that could never be repaid. Willy was obviously a hero. He was one of the "so few" and he was a jew. Every time he flew over Europe he was not only risking death fighting, but he was also risking being captured. FOR him to have been captured would have meant a hideous death at the hands of the Nazis. He was a true hero.

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PostSubject: Re: Goodbye Willy..........   Sun 30 Oct 2016, 4:15 pm

Missed this Al. Not many left sadly, HERO!
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