World War II veteran, 97, takes to skies in Spitfire for first time in seven decades

Mail Online | 9/15/1940 | Susie Coen For Daily Mail
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It has been more than seven decades since he helped defeat the Nazis.

But yesterday RAF veteran George Dunn made a glorious return to the skies when he flew in a Spitfire for the first time in 72 years to mark Battle of Britain Day.

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Mr Dunn, 97, took off from Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar in Kent in a restored Spitfire for the flight with pilot Peter Kinsey.

During the Second World War, he flew a total of 44 sorties: 14 in Mosquitos over Berlin and 30 in Halifaxes over other targets in industrial Germany.

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After the war, Mr Dunn, a flight lieutenant, stayed in the RAF testing...
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