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RAF Tangmere

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RAF Tangmere was a Royal Air Force station famous for its role in the Battle of Britain, located at Tangmere village about 3 miles (5 km) east of Chichester in West Sussex, England. American RAF pilot Billy Fiske died at Tangmere and was the first American aviator to die during World War II. Famous World War II aces Douglas Bader, the wing commander, and then inexperienced Johnnie Johnson were at Tangmere in 1941.


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