Lionel Mandrake

Character

Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake (played by Peter Sellers) served as executive officer of the 843rd Bombardment Wing, United States Strategic Aerospace Command, headquartered at Burppelson AFB. He came to that position through an Anglo-American officer-exchange program between the Royal and United States Air Forces. Such were his service rank, position, and duty assignment on the day that forever after changed the meaning of the term "D-Day."

Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake (played by Peter Sellers) served as executive officer of the 843rd Bombardment Wing, United States Strategic Aerospace Command, headquartered at Burppelson AFB. He came to that position through an Anglo-American officer-exchange program between the Royal and United States Air Forces. Such were his service rank, position, and duty assignment on the day that forever after changed the meaning of the term "D-Day."

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