Battle of Britain Day

2020 marks the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

On September 15th 1940 the German Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack on London

Defending England were the Hurricanes and Spitfires of the RAF

Fighter Command was outnumbered

Ranged against the Spitfire was the bf 109

this action was the climax of the Battle of Britain, commemorated every September 15th as Battle of Britain Day

the memorial flight includes Hurricanes, Spitfires, and a single Avro Lancaster

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jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalknet

 

all through the battle and the following blitz St. Paul’s Cathedral remained safe

 

4 responses

  1. Great photos of the still flying warbirds. The first shot of that Heinkel He111 is frightening…

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    1. Even it’s name is ugly / frightening.

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