#OnThisDay 1940 The Battle of Britain ended. Over 30 Irish men flew with ‘The Few”, perhaps most famously Brendan Finucane. John Hemingway from Dublin (below), was one of those pilots & despite being shot down four times, John is the last known surviving pilot of the Battle of Britain.
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar