The Battle of Britain was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Fleet Air Arm (FAA) of the Royal Navy defended the United Kingdom (UK) against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany’s air force, the Luftwaffe. It has been described as the first major military campaign fought entirely by air forces. The British officially recognize the battle’s duration as being from 10 July until 31 October 1940, which overlaps the period of large-scale night attacks known as the Blitz, that lasted from 7 September 1940 to 11 May 1941.
JOHN FRANCIS DURHAM “TIM” ELKINGTON – RAF Wing Commander Every step of the journey of the last 3 years has been remarkable and unparalleled. Mr. Tim Elkington emailed me personally, kindly agreeing to receive the [Read more]