Norman Air Vice Marshall Hoad
(1923 - 2014)
Norman (Air Vice Marshall) Edward Hoad was active/lived in United Kingdom. Norman Air Vice Marshall Hoad is known for aviation, horse painting.
Biography Norman (Air Vice Marshall) Hoad
Obituary. The Telegraph, January 27, 2015
Air Vice-Marshal Norman Hoad, who has died aged 91, was imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, conducted electronic reconnaissance missions against the Soviet Union during the Cold War and became one of the country’s leading aviation artists.
On the night of October 14 1944, Hoad was shot down in his No 61 Squadron Lancaster on the way to attack Brunswick. Two of his crew were killed, but the rest survived to spend the remainder of the war as PoWs. Hoad used the many hours of inactivity to develop his artistic talent. When Stalag Luft III was evacuated at short notice at the end of the following January, he and his colleagues marched westwards; some perished in the bit
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