‘I’m a very lucky Irishman’ Last Battle of Britain veteran on how he survived World War II

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If there is one word that sums up Battle of Britain veteran Group Captain John Hemingway DFC and his extraordinary life it is the word “lucky”. In August 1940, as the battle was at its zenith, Winston Churchill rose to his feet in the British House of Commons and told MPs that, “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” Ever since, Battle of Britain pilots have been known as ‘The Few’ but now Mr Hemingway is the only one left and is living out a quiet retirement in a nursing...