The bravest man never to have been awarded the VC

  • 14 November, 2020
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Released on YouTube on 14 November 2020.

Lieutenant Colonel Blair ‘Paddy’ Mayne

Fearless, wild and brilliant – Paddy Mayne, founding father of the SAS, is reputed to have destroyed more German planes during the Second World War than the RAF’s top ace.  So why was his bravery never fully recognised in his lifetime?  Lord Ashcroft examines the extraordinary life – and premature death – of the most controversial Special Forces hero in history.

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