In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- In 1918, Harris became a squadron leader in the newly formed RAF, and during the following two decades, he served in a number of locations around the British Empire.
- He served in the Royal Air Force medical branch from 1941 to 1946 in Africa and India and was a squadron leader at HQ Bombay.
- Workshop attendees ranged in rank from leading aircraftman/woman to squadron leader and were drawn from units across the Air Force.
- The 41-year-old father-of-two is currently based in Cyprus on his second tour of duty as an air force squadron leader.
- The 5,000 hours in the cockpit has left Paul, a former squadron leader, now based at Warton, with nerves of steel.
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