10 Lesser Known Facts About the Battle of Britain


This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. As the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces, the battle featured the largest and most sustained aerial bombing campaign up to that time. The showdown also marked the first defeat of Nazi military forces and proved to be the turning of the war.

Over the years, the heroics of the Royal Air Force (RAF) have been enumerated in memorials, books and films, and even a heavy metal tribute, “Aces High” by East London rockers, Iron Maiden.

So for all you gamers, here’s some new ammo to fuel your brain and impress your friends with 10 lesser-known facts about the Battle of Britain.

This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!

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