>Battle of Britain Day


On Monday I watched Battlefield Britain on Yesterday, an excellent documentary series from Dan and Peter Snow. This particular episode was about the Battle of Britain, and Dan going up in a fighter plane together with the computer-generated graphics really brought it closer to me.

This day in 1940 has since been commemorated as Battle of Britain Day.

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. Winston Churchill, August 1940.

Today’s picture came from here, where you can also find things like the roll of honour – and I know someone who seems to have a casualty on this list … that brings it even closer to home. Y