Demoulin, Charles

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Name
Demoulin, Charles Gender: M
born on 25 March 1920 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Wavre, Belgium, 50n43, 4e37
Timezone WEST h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 04°28' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 09°51 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 08°04'



Charles Demoulin (No. 609 RAuxAF Squadron Badge)
photo: GoodwarRising, license cc-by-sa-4.0

Biography

Belgian hero of the Royal Air Force, nicknamed "Windmill Charlie," he was one of the youngest squadron commanders. A pilot of the 609 Squadron (1941–1945), he became Squadron Leader in 1944. Among his decorations under the British uniform was the highest, the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was the author of Mes oiseaux de feu (ranslated as "Firebirds! Flying the Typhoon in Action" in 1987), one of World War II's greatest bestsellers. He died in late July 1998 at age 78.

Events

Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors
  • Vocation : Military : Military career
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWII)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer