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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.
Friday, 15th February, 2013 (GMT)
Friday, 22nd February, 2013 – Thursday, 28th February, 2013 (GMT)
Friday, 1st March, 2013 – Thursday, 7th March, 2013 (GMT)
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Although dangerously outdated at the start of the Battle of Britain the Gloster Gladiator was still in service with 247 Squadron stationed at Rodborough in Devon and even intercepted a Heinkel 111 in October 1940. During the B o B period they also served in the army co-operation role with 239 Squadron and in the Fleet Air Arm with 804 Squadron.
|Submitted:||Sunday, 24th February, 2013 20:32 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Sunday, 3rd May, 2009|
|Focal length:||400 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/800 sec|
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