Hugh Dowding se narodil ve městě Moffat na jihu Skotska v roce 1882. One of his first responsibilities in this post was the approval of the granting of a certificate of airworthiness to the R101 airship shortly before it set off on its ill-fated voyage to India; he later said "I think I was wrong not to insist on much more extensive trials and tests" and that his decision had been based on optimistic technical advice. [32] The British Government considered that it contained information which might be of use to the Germans. THE stepson of Lord Dowding, who led the RAF to victory in the Battle of Britain, has criticised Ministry of Defence indifference regarding the Bentley Priory museum saga. To him, the people of Britain and of the Free World owe largely the way of life and the liberties they enjoy today. [34] In the wake of the debate that followed, the RAF passed him over for promotion to Marshal of the Royal Air Force. Was my Gt Gt grandfather and Charles Henry Dowding the same person? [44], In the 1969 film Battle of Britain, Dowding was played by Laurence Olivier. [35], In 1951, Dowding laid the foundation stone of the Chapel of St George at RAF Biggin Hill, now London Biggin Hill Airport, in memory of fallen airmen. Son incapacité à endiguer les raids de nuit des Allemands a pesé fortement dans la balance. On his return he headed a study into economies of RAF manpower before retiring from the Royal Air Force in July 1942. Sa vie fut retracée par deux biographes[1], Basil Collier[2] puis Robert Wright[3]. Hugh Dowding, Self: The Battle for The Battle of Britain. Dowding, knowing what was to come, opposed this and argued for a limited response. He joined the Royal Flying Corps at the start of the First World War and went on to serve as a fighter pilot and then as commanding officer of No. L'ouvrage fut finalement publié en 1946[28]. [43], Dowding married Muriel Whiting (née Albino) on 25 September 1951; they had no children. Some of them were even killed. [5], Dowding was given a permanent commission in the RAF on 1 August 1919 with the rank of group captain. The Battle of Britain (German: die Luftschlacht um England, "the Air Battle for England") was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force (RAF) and F D'une grande humanité, il se montra très soucieux de la sécurité de ses pilotes[5] et en retour il était très apprécié d'eux. En 1950, il épousa Mrs Muriel Whiting (1908-1993), veuve d'un ingénieur militaire volontaire de réserve, qui avait travaillé au Bomber Command[36]. Dowding died at his home in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on 15 February 1970. C'est à partir de cette période que son entourage lui donne affectueusement le surnom de « Stuffy » (« Vieux jeu »)[7]. [1] The American poet H.D. Lord Dowding had an Uncle called Charles Henry Dowding. Alors que Winston Churchill voyait dans cette aide apportée aux Français, une aide à la fois matérielle et psychologique (il avait pu constater que le moral des Français était sérieusement atteint après les premiers jours de guerre), Hugh Dowding y voyait un risque de gaspillage inutile des forces britanniques[14]. Hugh Dowding était un homme d'une grande pudeur et d'une grande dignité qui le faisait passer à tort auprès de ceux qui l'approchaient pour un personnage un peu guindé et sans humour[4]. [8][43], In the 1956 film Reach for the Sky, Dowding was played by Charles Carson. [8] Beyond the critical importance of the overall system of integrated air defence which he had developed for Fighter Command, his major contribution was to marshal resources behind the scenes (including replacement aircraft and air crew) and to maintain a significant fighter reserve, while leaving his subordinate commanders' hands largely free to run the battle in detail. Les historiens considèrent que la stratégie d'attrition tenue par Dowding a permis à la R.A.F. Hugh Trenchard n'y adhérait pas (V.Orange, 91). [15] ». Hugh Dowding led RAF Fighter Command throughout the Battle of Britain but was soon retired. After moving to England, Dowding was educated at Winchester College and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Although without scientific or technical training, he displayed a great capacity for understanding technical matters. Dans l'entre-deux-guerres, sa femme meurt, le laissant seul pour élever son fils, Derek. His body was cremated and its ashes were placed below the Battle of Britain Memorial Window in the Royal Air Force chapel in Westminster Abbey. 16 Squadron RAF (en). [31], Publication of his book Twelve Legions of Angels was suppressed in November 1941. Il fut le chef du Fighter Command durant la bataille d'Angleterre, et fut incontestablement le principal artisan du succès de cette bataille d'un genre particulier puisque si celle-ci ne permit pas à l'Angleterre de vaincre l'Allemagne nazie, elle lui permit de ne pas être vaincue par elle. Regarding the manner in which Dowding's service ended, Terraine notes "[t]he whole subject has an odour which refuses to die away," but he detects far less of an anti-Dowding conspiracy than Fisher. Dowding was born at St. Ninian's Boys' Preparatory School in Moffat, Dumfriesshire, the son of Arthur John Caswall Dowding and Maud Caroline Dowding (née Tremenheere). Years later he published an account of his time in the squadron, in which he criticises Dowding as being "too reserved and aloof from his juniors", although efficient. [36], Dowding and his second wife Baroness Dowding were both anti-vivisectionists and in 1973 Britain's National Anti-Vivisection Society founded the Lord Dowding Fund for Humane Research in his honour. Lors d'une rencontre avec Winston Churchill, ce dernier lui affirma qu'il n'était pour rien dans sa mise à la retraite[28]. Trafford Leigh-Mallory, British air marshal who commanded the Allied air forces in the Normandy Invasion (1944) during World War II. I have not enjoyed a book on WW2 so much since reading Herman Wouk's THE WINDS OF WAR. Hugh Dowding est né en 1882 à Moffat en Écosse où il passe sa jeunesse. Air Officer Commanding: Hugh Dowding, Architect of the Battle of Britain (English Edition) eBook: LaSaine, John T.: Amazon.de: Kindle-Shop Hugh Dowding was of Cornish ancestry being the grandson of Lieutenant General Charles William Tremenheere. He told about pilots who were also hit and left incapacitated. Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding, GCB, GCVO, CMG (24 April 1882 – 15 February 1970) was an officer in the Royal Air Force. [20] Fighter Command pilots came to characterise Dowding as one who cared for his men and had their best interests at heart. [8] Because of his brilliant detailed preparation of Britain's air defences for the German assault, and his prudent management of his resources during the battle, Dowding is today generally given the credit for Britain's victory in the Battle of Britain. He suggests that if Dowding had been left to follow his own path, the ultimately effective British response to night bombing (which depended completely on developments in air-borne radar) would have come somewhat sooner. Michael Korda focuses on Hugh Dowding and his strategy for winning the battle. [2] He trained at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich before being commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Royal Garrison Artillery on 18 August 1900. En 1940, il rechigne à envoyer des avions de chasse pour soutenir l'armée française[12], pressentant la future bataille d'Angleterre. He wrote of meeting dead "RAF boys" in his sleep – spirits who flew fighters from mountain-top runways made of light. I, the copyright holder of this work, hereby publish it under the following license: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. His first book on the subject, Many Mansions, was written in 1943, followed by Lychgate (1945), The Dark Star and God's Magic. Lord Dowding died at his home in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, on February 15th,1970, aged 87. The Luftwaffe and RAF both had a great deal of respect for one another and felt a sense of chivalry among the “knights of the air”. During the Battle of Britain in the Second World War, Dowding's Fighter Command successfully defended the UK against the attacks of the Luftwaffe, thanks to his prudent management of RAF resources and detailed preparation of Britain's air defences (the Dowding system). Portal nomma Sholto Douglas en octobre 1940, qui augmenta la taille des escadrilles, appliquant la stratégie diamétralement opposée dite du Big Wing (en). 16 Group from October 1919 and then No. How did they do it? Il refusa d'ailleurs le poste de gouverneur de la Rhodésie du Sud[35]. Après avoir obtenu son brevet de pilote en décembre 1913, Dowding rejoint le Royal Flying Corps (RFC). [20] He was promoted to air chief marshal on 1 January 1937[21] and appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order on 23 January 1937. fictionalised her early involvement with Dowding and Spiritualism in her novel Majic Ring, written in 1943-4 but not published until 2009. Watch Queue Queue. Aussi lorsque le secrétaire d'État pour l'Aviation, Sir Archibald Sinclair, lui téléphona au sujet d'une controverse concernant les pertes réelles subies par les belligérants, Dowding lui répondit. Korda mentions these aspects but does not dwell on them, as other books do. Hugh Dowding reçut une mission liée à l'industrie de l'armement aux États-Unis jusqu'en 1942. Ce trait de caractère lui a valu bien des inimitiés[31], à commencer par Hugh Trenchard[32], Winston Churchill[33] et Trafford Leigh-Mallory. Il étudie au Winchester College puis entre à l'Académie militaire royale de Sandhurst, d'où il sort officier, puis sert dans l'artillerie. A look at the reasons for Air Marshal Hugh Dowding's firing at the end of the Battle of Britain in World War II. Quelques jours plus tard, le 19 mai, Winston Churchill prétendra avoir mal compris les chiffres de Dowding ; il pensait que 25 escadrons étaient nécessaires pour assurer la sécurité du territoire britannique et non 52[18]. Il en résulte le renvoi en Angleterre de Dowding, bien qu'il soit promu brigadier-général. Il était végétarien. Olivier told Dowding he had sat behind the latter's desk all day "pretending to be you" and was "making an awful mess of it too", to which Dowding replied, "Oh, I'm sure you are." "Peut être perdrons nous cette guerre, mais notre Objectif est d'empêcher les Allemands de débarquer en Angleterre" (en substance)[23]. His wise and prudent judgement and leadership helped to ensure victory against overwhelming odds and thus prevented the loss of the Battle of Britain and probably the whole war. To cut a long story short, I found the line of Lord Dowding from various sources including the internet and birth certificates, and I also found my line back to my Gt Gt Grandfather called Charles Dowding. Hugh Dowding avait en effet hésité entre trois possibilités : se spécialiser en mathématiques pour mieux comprendre la physique nucléaire, étudier la radiesthésie et enfin étudier le spiritisme. Remove all; Disconnect; The next video is starting stop Yet they kept on flying. Robert Wright fut l'assistant personnel de Hugh Dowding durant la bataille d'Angleterre How did they do it? It is part of the National Anti-Vivisection Society (U.K.) Collins English Dictionary: (direct link: amazon.co.uk) Dowding n. Baron Hugh Caswall Tremeheere, nicknamed Stuffy. [8], Dowding married Clarice Maud Vancourt, the daughter of an officer in the Indian Army, on 16 February 1918. (radar) and an effective command and control system for his squadrons. Hugh Dowding. Hugh Dowding, une fois en retraite, demanda à Churchill l'autorisation de publier un ouvrage, Twelve Legions of Angels, dans lequel il avait consigné un certain nombre de conseils et de critiques tirés de son expérience de la bataille d'Angleterre. Sir Hugh Dowding (Moffat, Skócia, 1882. április 24. La Première Guerre Mondiale - l'opposition Dowding Trenchard, L'entre-deux guerre - le rôle de Dowding dans le développement de l'aviation de chasse, La Seconde Guerre Mondiale : Dowding, l'artisan de la victoire de la bataille d'Angleterre, La Seconde Guerre Mondiale : Dowding victime des combinaisons politiques, La retraite et l'après Seconde Guerre Mondiale. [25], Through the summer and autumn of 1940 in the Battle of Britain, Dowding's Fighter Command resisted the attacks of the Luftwaffe. La dernière modification de cette page a été faite le 15 novembre 2020 à 03:09. This broke the crew and Olivier into laughter. Lord Dowding's full name was: Air Chief Marshall Lord Hugh Dowding, and the charity named in his honour is the Lord Dowding Fund for Humane Research. In November 1940, Downding was replaced in command against his wishes by Sholto Douglas, another Big Wing advocate. 6 Squadron in October 1914 and then, after two weeks as a staff officer in France, became a Flight Commander, first with No. Born in Moffat, Scotland, Dowding was an officer in the British Army in the 1900s and early 1910s. Hugh Dowding was no Dudley Pound falling asleep at strategy meetings. Yet they kept on flying. Rejecting conventional Christianity, he joined the Theosophical Society which advocated belief in reincarnation. He told about pilots who were also hit and left incapacitated. Sa vie fut retracée par deux biographes… Il fut le chef du Fighter Command durant la Bataille d'Angleterre et fut incontestablement, le principal artisan du succès de cette bataille d'un genre particulier puisque si celle-ci ne permit pas à l'Angleterre de vaincre l'Allemagne nazie, elle lui permit de ne pas être vaincue par elle. This is a memorial statue of Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding, GCB, GCVO, CMG. Although Winston Churchill is more fondly remembered, the leader of Great Britain at the outset of the war was actually Neville Chamberlain. (R.Wright, 1969, Lors de sa visite aux États-Unis en janvier 1941, alors qu'il était interrogé par des journalistes américains sur ses impressions concernant les États-Unis, Hugh Dowding répondit ", Il est à l'origine de nombreuses améliorations en matière de sécurité à bord des avions (pare-brise à l'épreuve des balles etc.) Dowding became Air Officer Commanding Fighting Area, Air Defence of Great Britain in December 1929 and then joined the Air Council as Air Member for Supply and Research in September 1930. After two years of further schooling, Dowding elected to pursue a military career and began classes at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich in September 1899. [28] The account of radar pioneer, E. G. Bowen in Radar Days (1987) rebuts the claim that Dowding's grasp of the problems of British night fighters was inadequate. • HUGH DOWDING (noun) The noun HUGH DOWDING has 1 sense: 1. Il préconise par ailleurs l'élimination du bois dans les avions, arguant du fait qu'en cas de conflit majeur, les ressources en bois saisonniers seraient insuffisantes[9]. Dowding is seen as one of the more important military commanders of the war. His father had taught at Fettes College in Edinburgh before moving to Moffat. He was married to Muriel Whiting and Clarice Vancourt. 7 Squadron. [8], Dowding was known for his humility and great sincerity. [11], In May 1926 Dowding was appointed director of training at the Air Ministry. [5], Dowding was an accomplished skier, winner of the first ever National Slalom Championship, and president of the Ski Club of Great Britain from 1924 to 1925. In July 1938 he was promoted to air commodore and appointed deputy to Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding at RAF Fighter Command headquarters near London. The strategy is as interesting, or more interesting, than being overwhelmed with the gruesome details of aerial combat and the awful ways to die. His ashes were placed underneath the Battle of Britain window in the RAF Chapel of Westminster Abbey. Cette croyance dans la supériorité des bombardiers sur les chasseurs datait de l'année 1930, bien qu'elle ne fît pas l'unanimité[24]. Yet they kept on flying. Egy magányos ember, kevés baráttal, aki az összes többi brit parancsnoknál többet tudott a légi hadviselésről. He was promoted to air marshal on 1 January 1933[15] and advanced to Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath on 3 June 1933. Air Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding: Dowding was born in Scotland in April 1882 and educated at Winchester College and the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich. In September 1915 the author Duncan Grinnell-Milne joined No 16 squadron as a junior pilot. Zde chodil na školu St. Ninian's Boys' Preparatory School, kterou jeho otec spoluzakládal a kde se mu dostalo první výchovy. Quietly, and under Dowding’s close direction, Britain had been developing an integrated air defence system that was superior to anything in the rest of the world. Dowding was the commander of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and is generally credited with playing a crucial role in Britain's air defence, which contributed to the defeat of Hitler's plan to invade Great Britain. Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding, GCB, GCVO, CMG (24 April 1882 – 15 February 1970) was an officer in the Royal Air Force. [52], The Dowding Centre at the School of Aerospace Battle Management (formerly the School of Fighter Control) at RAF Boulmer is named after Dowding. As is known, Churchill considered himself the natural heir to Marlborough-- a great military mind. Sign in. Il est à l'origine du développement les liaisons radio air-sol[8]. Dowding carefully husbanded his forces throughout 1940. [5] After becoming interested in aviation, Dowding gained Aviator's Certificate no. Winston Churchill repoussa à plusieurs reprises sa demande, prétextant que des données importantes pourraient être fournies à l'ennemi, mais devant l'insistance de Hugh Dowding, il accepta sa diffusion sous forme de rapport aux principaux officiers de l'État major. The Battle of Stalingrad. During filming in summer 1968, 86 years old and wheel-chair-bound by severe arthritis, Dowding visited the set at Hawkinge airfield in Kent. [5] After the Battle of the Somme, Dowding clashed with General Hugh Trenchard, the commander of the RFC, over the need to give pilots some rest and recuperation. This page was last changed on 29 September 2014, at 06:03. [45], In the 2017 film Darkest Hour, Dowding was played by Adrian Rawlins. In 1996 the Royal Air Force Historical Society established, in collaboration with its American sister organisation, the Air Force Historical Foundation, the Two Air Forces Award, which was to be Hugh Dowding. La stratégie de Dowding était résolument défensive, bien que Trafford Leigh-Mallory, pourtant sous ses ordres, ait prétendu être en mesure de développer une stratégie offensive basée sur ses "Big Wings" (grandes escadres)[22]. [16], In July 1936 Dowding was appointed commanding officer of the newly created RAF Fighter Command, and was perhaps the one important person in Britain, and perhaps the world, who did not agree with British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin's 1932 declaration that "The bomber will always get through". I was reading recently that the rank of MRAF was, prior to 1945, only generally given to an officer who had held the rank of Chief of the Air Staff, w He described his pitifully small complement of men and how rarely they slept. You can support us by purchasing something through our Amazon-Url, thanks :) Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding… En 1929, il est promu vice-maréchal de l'air. He described his pitifully small complement of men and how rarely they slept. How did they do it? Finden Sie hilfreiche Kundenrezensionen und Rezensionsbewertungen für Summer Bright and Terrible, A: Winston Churchill, Lord Dowding, Radar and the Impossible Triumph of the Battle of Britain by Fisher (4-Mar-2008) Hardcover auf Amazon.de. Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding, (born April 24, 1882, Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scot.—died Feb. 15, 1970, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Eng. Quoi qu'il en soit, plus aucun escadron ne devait quitter le sol britannique à partir de cette date[19]. [3], Promoted to lieutenant on 8 May 1902,[4] Dowding served with the Royal Garrison Artillery at Gibraltar, in Ceylon and in Hong Kong before being posted to No. Air Chief Marshal Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, 1st Baron Dowding GCB, GCVO, CMG (24 April 1882 – 15 February 1970) was a British officer in the Royal Air Force. The Invasion of Normandy. [8] He is also credited with having fought the Air Ministry so that fighter planes were equipped with bullet proof wind shields. [48], Other monuments to Dowding can be found in Station Park in Moffat, the town of his birth,[49] and in Calverley Gardens in Tunbridge Wells where he died. Video Software we use: https://amzn.to/2KpdCQF Ad-free videos. Son audition au Cabinet de Guerre se passa très mal. • C'est finalement la troisième possibilité qu'il choisit. [8] The system as a whole later became known as Ground-controlled interception (GCI). He was Air Officer Commanding RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and is generally credited with playing a crucial role in Britain's defence, and hence, the defeat of Adolf Hitler's plan to invade Britain. By the end of October, 1940, Hitler called off his planned invasion of Britain and the Battle of Britain ended.Both sides suffered enormous loss of life and aircraft.Still, Britain weakened the Luftwaffe and prevented Germany from achieving air superiority. Il fallut attendre le 12 mai 1943, pour que soit officiellement reconnue la contribution décisive du maréchal de l'Air Hugh Dowding dans la victoire de l'Angleterre contre les Allemands lors de la bataille d'Angleterre. Dowding Place, Stanmore, the site of former RAF Stanmore Park is named after him. [5] After returning to the United Kingdom, he attended the Army Staff College 1912 before being promoted to captain on 18 August 1913 and being posted with the Royal Garrison Artillery on the Isle of Wight later that year. Il fut le chef du Fighter Command durant la bataille d'Angleterre, et fut incontestablement le principal artisan du succès de cette bataille d'un genre particulier puisque si celle-ci ne permit pas à l'Angleterre de vaincre l'Allemagne nazie, elle lui permit de ne pas être vaincue par elle. Pilot Officer Jan Zumbach wrote in his memoirs: 'The British wasting so much of our time with their childish exercises, when all of us had already won their wings'. You are very keen to implement your dreams and your plans. On the western front it was strongly frowned upon by both sides almost universally. [8], In his retirement, Dowding became actively interested in Spiritualism, both as a writer and speaker. ... 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