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Battle of Britain

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  • proper n. A series of air engagements between the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the German Luftwaffe during World War II for air superiority over the United Kingdom prior to any German invasion of the islands.

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Examples

  • Broadhurst had his initials, H.B., painted in elegant letters, somewhat in the manner of a mil - lionaire monogramming his Rolls-Royce, on the side of his Hurricane, and thereafter throughout the Battle of Britain he led his wing with his pri - vate Hurricane.

    The HurricaneStory

  • It was also character - istic that often to different fliers she suggested different uses to which she might be put, such as inspiring Britain's brilliant legless pilot, Douglas Bader, with the notion that here was the perfect aircraft for concerted attack by squadrons flying in formation, and starting a controversy as to which was the most effective way of shooting down Ger - mans, which raged through the Battle of Britain and long after.

    The HurricaneStory

  • D.F.C., leading the sur - viving Battle of Britain pilots.

    The HurricaneStory

  • Dock installations were damaged, but the Japa - nese Air Force had suffered a defeat in the air which had the same effect upon them as had the Hurricane defense during the Battle of Britain upon the Germans.

    The HurricaneStory

  • For, a year after that touch - ing ceremony at Hawker, in September of 1945, with V-E Day at hand, the fifth anniversary of the Battle of Britain was celebrated in London's Thanksgiving Week with a mass flight over the city by Fighter Command, with Group Captain Douglas Bader, D.S.O.,

    The HurricaneStory

  • It was at his RAF station at Biggin Hill, a warm, sunny August morning in 1940 during the Battle of Britain and she was a WAAF and newly posted there.

    Noble House

  • Reynell's reports sent back to Hawker were being studied all through the Battle of Britain and later led to a number of important modifications.

    The HurricaneStory

  • The air through which they flew must have been crowded with ghosts and Bulman must have felt himself flying wing to wing with his old friend, partner and associate, test pilot Dickie Reynell, who used to demonstrate Hawker aircraft with him at air dis - plays, circuses and flying pageants before the war, that Dickie Reynell who had died flying in a Hur - ricane against odds of fifteen to one in the Battle of Britain as a flying laboratory and who gave his life so that other young pilots would be spared theirs.

    The HurricaneStory

  • Did you know Marlowe was in the Hurricanes — he got three of the bloody Boche in the Battle of Britain before he got sent out to Singapore and that bloody mess.

    Noble House

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