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John Wilkinson was a fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force (RAF). His mastery of his Spitfire fighter plane was evident in extraordinary marksmanship and helped him to achieve “ace” status. But it was his sense of humanity in the face of inhumanity that makes his story so inspiring and even sweet.
The dottering old man next door was a hero. And you never knew it.