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Battle of Britain

  • Battle of Britain veteran Nigel Rose
    "There was a hell of a bang and a crash"

    Spitfire pilot and Battle of Britain veteran Nigel Rose, tells us about one of his closest shaves in the Battle.

  • Late Battle of Britain pilot Bob Foster
    "Life went on as normal during the Battle"

    The late Wing Commander Bob Foster reveals how although fighter pilots were treated like heroes, life went on as usual for everyone as the Battle raged in the skies above them.

  • Battle of Britain veteran Nigel Rose
    "There was a terrific battle going on when we arrived"

    In a special interview with Spitfire pilot and Battle of Britain veteran Squadron Leader Nigel Rose, he tells us about his first real sight of the Battle of Britain when 602 Squadron moved down from Drem in Scotland in August 1940.

  • Late Battle of Britain pilot Bob Foster
    "I shot him down, just like that"

    The late Battle of Britain veteran Bob Foster tells us about his most memorable moments flying in the conflict in our final Battle of Britain blog.

  • RAF Benevolent Fund launch Spitfire app

    Today saw the launch of our official Spitfire Augmented Reality app, enabling viewers to experience the iconic British aircraft in a truly unique dimension.

  • Battle of Britain Sunday

    Last Sunday, 15 September, some of the few surviving veterans of the Battle of Britain gathered at Westminster Abbey for the annual service to remember the courage and sacrifice of The Few.

  • A Battle of Britain pilot remembers

    Squadron Leader Tony Iveson DFC served in the RAF during the Battle of Britain, and then went on to fly Lancasters with Bomber Command. Tony tells us more in this blog.

  • RAF medics mark Battle of Britain Day

    Twenty five Royal Auxiliary Air Force medics from 4626 Squadron will mark Battle of Britain Day, 15 September, in distinctive style with a bike ride to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

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