alan deere

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  • Alan Christopher Deere


  • 12 Dec 191721 Sep 1995

Alan Christopher Deere is possibly New Zealand’s most famous fighter pilot of the Second World War. He was also one of the luckiest – surviving several near death experiences to become one of the outstanding pilots of the Battle of Britain.

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  • New Zealand fighter ace, Alan Deere is greeted enthusiastically by female workers at the HMV Gramophone Factory in London.