Voices of the Battle of Britain
As Winston Churchill said, 'Never was so much owed by so many to so few.' In July 1940, Germany's conquest of Western Europe was nearly complete. The Luftwaffe began attacking Britain as a prelude to invasion. These RAF Veterans of the battle tell their harrowing and incredible stories as they fought for the very existence of England.
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