A bit late but happy Battle of Britain Day everyone!

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  1. buffnut453

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    Lest we forget "The Few"! Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few!!
     
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    "...as I was pulling away I saw a formation of Heinkels beneath me and in front coming head on. My first reaction was to do as much damage as I possibly could. I flew across the top of them and pressed the tit as one came into my sight. I was not worried about the escorts, they were too high to interfere. I kept going straight on. I saw my rounds hitting the nose of the Heinkel at the rear of the formation and continued my dive underneath it..."

    Plt Off 'Butch' Baker, 41 Sqn recalling combat on 15 September 1940.

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    watched "13 hours that saved Britain" yesterday, amazing interviews from veterens of both sides and scenes from BoB movie.

    fantastic documentary and a great salute to all that took part
     
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    The day certainly sliped past, glad someone out there keeps tract. To those who died on both sides Rest in Peace
     

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