The 8th of February History Calendar

Leon Witkowski

On this day 161 years ago in 1856 the Humber keel was launched at Burton Stather.

On this day 102 years ago in 1915 Sergeant of Bomber Command was born in Poland. He fled to the UK in 1940 to join the RAF and married a Burton girl, Dulcie Readhead.

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