Dowding

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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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