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)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑marshal, ↑marshall

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  • Hugh Dowding — Sir Hugh Dowding Sir Hugh Dowding Air Chief Marshal, Mariscal en Jefe del Aire Años de servicio Royal Air Force 1913–1942 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hugh Dowding — Lord Dowding Statue vor St. Clement Danes in London Hugh Caswell Tremenheere Dowding, 1. Baron Dowding (* 24. April 1882 in Moffat, Schottland; † 15. Februar 1970 in Tunbridge Wells, Grafschaft Kent) war Offizier in der Royal Air Force …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Hugh Dowding, 1. Baron Dowding — Hugh Dowding um 1935 Hugh Caswell Tremenheere Dowding, 1. Baron Dowding (* 24. April 1882 in Moffat, Schottland; † 15. Februar 1970 in Tunbridge Wells, Grafschaft Kent) war Offizier in der Royal Air Force (RAF) und während der Lu …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dowding (disambiguation) — Dowding may refer to: Hugh Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding, a significant Royal Air Force commander during World War II. Baron Dowding, the peerage created for Hugh Dowding. Geoffrey Dowding, typographer, author of Finer Points in the Spacing… …   Wikipedia

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  • 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

  • Dowding — Lord Dowding Statue vor St. Clement Danes in London Hugh Caswell Tremenheere Dowding, 1. Baron Dowding (* 24. April 1882 in Moffat, Schottland; † 15. Februar 1970 in Tunbridge Wells, Grafschaft Kent) war Offizier in der Royal Air Force …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

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