|born on||25 March 1920 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )|
|Place||Wavre, Belgium, 50n43, 4e37|
|Timezone||WEST h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||04°28' 09°51 Asc. 08°04'|
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.
Michaël Mandl quotes birth record .
- Vocation : Military : Combat
- Vocation : Military : Honors
- Vocation : Military : Military career
- Vocation : Military : Military service (WWII)
- Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer