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Dowding (ˈdaʊdɪŋ)
Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere, nicknamed Stuffy. 1882--1970, British air chief marshal. As commander in chief of Fighter Command (1936--40), he contributed greatly to the British victory in the Battle of Britain (1940)

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British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970) 
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