Battle of Britain

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Battle of Britain

Added during 2012

2012-06-24

The next capital project of the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon is the Battle of Britain Beacon – a new striking building and ...

2012-01-25

Here’s the last of the Barry Spicer’s current series of ink drawings commemorating the Battle of Britain. Barry is an acclaimed aviation artist living ...

2012-01-24

Here is another print from Barry Spicer, a professional aviation artist living in Adelaide, Australia. This recent work is one in his series of ...

2012-01-23

Barry Spicer is a celebrated aviation artist from Adelaide, Australia. Barry considers himself lucky to be able to do something he loves, and his ...

Added during 2011

2011-05-05

This little gem arrived in a recent newsletter from the Australian Spitfire Association. If you thought you were a tough weather golfer…. Established in ...

Added during 2010

2010-10-12

6 October 1940 Even under the best of circumstances, fighter operations of the 1940 would be a highly challenging business. Complexity of aircraft built ...

2010-10-05

30 September Monday, 30 September saw the last major daylight attack against London. Before noon, the Germans sent two large formations of between 200 ...

2010-10-01

27 September 1940 Seasalter is a small village located on the north coast of Kent, facing the Isle of Sheppey and the estuary of ...

2010-09-24

17 September 1940 On 17 September, following the decisive air battle over London and the South of England two days previously, Hitler summoned a ...

2010-09-16

15 September 1940. The weather was fine over south-eastern England on 15 September – commemorated annually ever since as the Battle of Britain Day.