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Battle of Britain

Commemorating the Battle of Britain

The 15 September 1940 was officially named Battle of Britain Day as it was the day when RAF Fighter Command claimed what proved to be a decisive victory over the German Luftwaffe.

On this site you can learn more about the Battle and find out about the defining moments of the conflict on our Battle of Britain timeline. We also have various Battle of Britain facts and figures and tell you what life was like during the Blitz. And why not watch our video interviews with RAF veterans who took part and read our exclusive Battle of Britain blogs?

Listen to our All Stations podcast

The second series of our All Stations podcast explores the history of the Battle of Britain and includes real-life accounts from those who took part.

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