RAF pilot"s secret Battle of Britain diary reveals what life behind enemy lines was like

Shot down today… a most novel experience: What Battle of Britain hero wrote in extraordinary diary George Barclay wrote it despite MoD's security ban on such journals He joined RAF aged 20 and survived being shot down THREE times Airman escaped occupied France by turning his uniform inside outKilled in action, aged 22, commanding Hurricane squadron at El AlameinHis family unaware of diary, which has now been published, until recently | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 28 November 2012 In his short career, he survived being shot down from the sky three times and escaped from the Nazis in occupied France