Christian House

The 89-year-old Boy

Christian House talks to Geoffrey Wellum, the youngest Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain, the 70th anniversary of which is marked this summer

By the age of 21 Geoffrey Wellum knew his life had peaked. It was downhill from here on in. He was a squadron leader and had won a DFC. Moreover, he had lived through the Battle of Britain. Today, he is one of the few of ‘The Few’ left to tell the tale of how they won the battle 70 years ago this summer.

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