#OnThisDay 1895 James McCudden V.C.,a WW1 pilot ace with 57 kills, was born in Kent to an Irish father &English mother. McCudden was the first to shoot down 4 enemy in one day & once shot down 3 in 20 mins. He died in 1918 when his plane stalled & crashed.
Birth of Pilot Ace James McCudden VC 1895
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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