Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding

noun
British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
Syn: ↑Dowding, ↑Hugh Dowding, ↑Dowdy
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑marshal, ↑marshall

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  • Dowding, Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron — ▪ British air chief marshal born April 24, 1882, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scot. died Feb. 15, 1970, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Eng.  British air chief marshal and head of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain (1940) in World War II; he was… …   Universalium

  • Dowding — noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882 1970) • Syn: ↑Hugh Dowding, ↑Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, ↑Dowdy • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hugh Dowding — noun British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882 1970) • Syn: ↑Dowding, ↑Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, ↑Dowdy • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding — Dowding redirects here. For other uses, see Dowding (disambiguation). The Baron Dowding Sir Hugh Dowding Nickname …   Wikipedia

  • Baron Dowding — of Bentley Priory in the County of Middlesex, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1943 for the noted air commander Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding. He was commander of the RAF Fighter Command during the Battle o …   Wikipedia

  • Baron Dowding — Baron Dowding, of Bentley Priory in der Grafschaft Middlesex, ist ein erblicher britischer Adelstitel in der Peerage of the United Kingdom, benannt nach der Familie Dowding. Verleihung Der Titel wurde im Jahre 1943 an Hugh Dowding verliehen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hugh Dowding — Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding GCB, GCVO, CMG (24 avril 1882, Moffat en Écosse – 15 février 1970), 1er baron Dowding, est un officier britannique qui a participé …   Wikipédia en Français

  • full general — noun a general officer of the highest rank • Syn: ↑general • Derivationally related forms: ↑generalship (for: ↑general), ↑general (for: ↑general) …   Useful english dictionary

  • marshall — noun 1. a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law • Syn: ↑marshal • Derivationally related forms: ↑marshalship (for: ↑marshal) • Hypernyms: ↑lawman, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leigh-Mallory, Trafford — ▪ British air marshal born July 11, 1892, Mobberley, Cheshire, England   killed in action November 14, 1944, in flight over France  British air marshal who commanded the Allied air forces in the Normandy Invasion (1944) during World War II.… …   Universalium

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