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The Brave


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A series of six true stories Narrated by Rent Culforth Written and produced by ALAN BIRGESS
2: The Death of One of the Few with Edward Fox as Richard Hillary Richard Hillary , 23, fighter pilot, belonged to that generation born shortly after one war and killed in the next. In his famous book The Last Enemy he wrote: ' One either kills or is killed and it's damned exciting.'
The bitterness of burn disfigurement and the German bombs changed his youthful attitude. But did he have to die? Why did he go back to flying? The programme follows the events which led to the ironical tragedy of his death. With SAM DASTDR , TOMMY DUGGAN NIGEL LAMBERT , WILLIAM SLEIGH


Produced By: Alan Birgess
Unknown: Edward Fox
Unknown: Richard Hillary
Unknown: Richard Hillary
Unknown: Sam Dastdr
Unknown: Tommy Duggan
Unknown: Nigel Lambert

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