Battle of Britain

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the prolonged bombardment of British cities by the German Luftwaffe during World War II and the aerial combat that accompanied it

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During the Battle of Britain, he ditched into the Channel again, (was) picked up by a German vessel and spent the rest of his war in a Prisoner of War Camp.
MacKenzie updates his earlier study of the British Film and Television Drama treatment of the Battle of Britain on Screen.
This year marks the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and in commemoration, 1869 (Middlesbrough) Squadron Air Training Corps were on parade.
Survivors of the Battle of Britain were applauded by the congregation as they left and squadron leader Geoffrey Wellum admitted he had to "fight for self-control" during the emotional service.
After a moving service, the royal couple watched a Hurricane and Spitfire flypast with four Battle of Britain veterans, dubbed "The Few".
Organisers of the Rhyl Air Show say they are still waiting to hear from the RAF, which is making the decision whether the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will now go ahead.
This book contains background facts about what happened in the lead up to the Battle of Britain, this is useful if you have not read any books about this important part of the second World War, it also serves as a useful reminder.
Tony Sosna It is only four years since I received from the Royal Air Force Association a disc called, "The Untold Story of the Battle of Britain" and a letter stating that it is now officially acknowledged that the Battle of Britain would have been most probably lost without the Polish contribution.
KEY MOMENTS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN: 10 JULY 1940 The Battle of Britain began.
Without them, the Battle of Britain could not have been won.
It is 76 years since the Battle of Britain raged in the skies above England as the RAF fought to gain air supremacy against Hitler's Luftwaffe.
For the past four years, The Battle of Britain Ball commitA[degrees] tee has donated most of the proA[degrees] ceeds from the ball to the project.
SIX of the remaining Battle of Britain pilots stood proud at Westminster Abbey to mark the 75th anniversary of the conflict.
JEREMY Corbyn paid tribute to the wartime courage of the RAF as he attended a service at St Paul's Cathedral to mark Battle of Britain Day.
ANTI-WAR campaigner Jeremy Corbyn called for politicians to do everything possible to spare future generations from the "horrors of war" as he arrived at Battle of Britain commemorations.