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Dowding

(ˈdaʊdɪŋ)
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(Biography) Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere, nicknamed Stuffy. 1882–1970, British air chief marshal. As commander in chief of Fighter Command (1936–40), he contributed greatly to the British victory in the Battle of Britain (1940)
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Noun1.Dowding - British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
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The man born this week (April 24) in 1882 arguably is, after Winston Churchill, the reason Great Britain survived World War II, for it was Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding who won the Battle of Britain, and, ironically, he did so in spite of, not because of, Churchill.
Thirty-two-year-old Christopher Dowding, from Dyffryn Avenue, Cyncoed, was found by his wife Melissa at their home on the morning of January 29.
5 million offer to buy out the parent of Birmingham-based electrical equipment refurbishment firm Dowding & Mills.
Dowding of Fighter Command: Victor of the Battle of Britain.
New wind energy partnership aims to blow away production times for hubs, build a better blade with new technology MAG and Dowding combine forces to reduce production times of wind turbine hubs by more than 80 percent, bring automation to blade fabrication.
Before he took on Goering's Luftwaffe in 1940, Air Chief Marshal Hugh "Stuffy" Dowding had many battles with the Air Ministry as he tried to enforce his views on how to defend Britain.
5 per cent stake in the Birmingham industrial services company Dowding & Mills, is facing an unrelated criminal complaint from the Swiss Federal Banking Commission, known as the EBK.
Faced with a pounds 26 million pension deficit that would make it impossible to pay dividends for some years, the directors of Dowding & Mills have recommended a cash bid of 20p a share valuing the industrial maintenance company at pounds 30.
Birmingham industrial group Dowding & Mills has sold three of its electrical operations in Holland and Luxembourg to a newly formed company, AGW Benelux Holdings.
Mystery surrounds the identity of a major new investor in Birmingham industrial group Dowding & Mills following the sale of a 12.
Dowding & Mills revival has begun with 160 employees losing their jobs, the closure of three electronics maintenance branches and a pounds 21.
Two senior directors of Dowding & Mills yesterday walked away from the industrial maintenance company after its two largest shareholders replaced them with a turnaround specialist.