Still very sports minded an interest which dominated Bader's formative years he took less of an interest in his studies. Brickhill did well out of the book which irritated Bader. Battle of Britain
After the French campaign the RAF prepared for the coming Battle of Britain in which the Luftwaffe intended to achieve air superiority.
: /ˈbɑːdər/) CBE DSO & Bar DFC & Bar FRAeS DL (21 February 1910 – 5 September 1982) was a Royal Air Force (RAF) fighter ace during the Second World War. He then took part in the Battle of Britain and became a friend and supporter of Air Vice-Marshal Trafford Leigh-Mallory and his "Big Wing" experiments. Soon afterward he met and befriended Adolf Galland a prominent German fighter ace.