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 Lieutenant) April 07, 2015
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17/07/2015 to 19/07/2015

The centrepiece of our official commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain at this summer's Royal International Air Tattoo will be formed by a mass flypast of warbirds.  

Featuring around 20 vintage aircraft, including some of the most exceptional historic...(find more about the event)

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In June 2013, a German Dornier Do-17Z, the last surviving bomber of the Battle of Britain, was lifted from the seabed off Britain, lay in 50ft of water at Goodwin Sands, near Ramsgate. It had spent seven decades at the bottom of the English Channel, this was his...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 05, 2015

Interesting look at some of Brittain's petroleum based defenses against an invasion by the Germans during World War II.  Includes an ingenious method of setting the sea and beaches on fire as well as demonstrations of a flame antiaircraft gun and fougasse (aka: foo gas).

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 Lieutenant) March 01, 2015
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The Battle of Britain fighters – legends that saved a nation from tyranny. Was it the hard work if the Hurricane which flew more than 75% of the sorties, or was it the charisma and iconic symbol of the Spitfire that inspired a nation? Find out how they compare and how they work at the Battle of...(find more about the event)

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 HQ Comando Supremo) November 18, 2014
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Number Ten.- The Battle of Iwo Jima (February 1845 to March 1945)

  • A bloody battle of attrition that saw around 22,000 Japanese soldiers die. American victory secured an important air base.

Number Nine.- The Battle of Kursk (July 1943...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 08, 2014
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The Battle of Britain is thought to be the greatest air battle in history. This battle began on 10 July 1940 and ended on 31 October 1940. It followed the German Blitzkrieg of the Low Countries and France and the ignoble British retreat through Dunkirk. During the previous months the German...read more

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Albert Kesselring (30 November 1885 – 16 July 1960) was a German Luftwaffe Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. In a military career that spanned both World Wars, Kesselring became one of Nazi Germany’s most skilful commanders, being one of 27 soldiers...read more

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A unique partnership between the Royal Air Force and Lincolnshire County Council provides the public with a gateway to the home of the RAF Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire.

Here you have the opportunity to see the Flight’s historic aircraft at close...(find out more)

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