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Oldest Battle of Britain Pilot Dies at 99

Oldest Battle of Britain Pilot Dies at 99

William Walker, whose poem is part of a national monument to his comrades in the Battle of Britain, has died at age 99. The Battle of Britain Trust said Walker died Sunday at home in London.

Walker, a Spitfire fighter pilot, was shot down and took a bullet in his right ankle on August 26, 1940, as British pilots engaged a German bomber force.

For the complete story by The Associated Press, click here.

Updated: October 24, 2012 — 8:17 AM

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