Battle of Britain

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"Never was so much owed by so many to so few" - Winston Churchill. Upload a picture related to the famous Battle of Britain - the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces in 1940. Both sides, British and German can be represented: people, aircraft, places, memorials.
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MSI Spitfire Mk1a #P9306 9095
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This Spitfire Mk1a is on display at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois, USA. It was the very first Spitfire placed in a museum in November, 1944 ensuring its survival. It fought in the Battle of Britain with five victories over German aircraft. It is thought to be completely original including paint.
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Submitted: Friday, 22nd February, 2013 08:36 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 15th January, 2011
Focal length: 28 mm
Shutter speed: 1/25 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 800
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