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Waged between German and British air forces during WW2

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Battle of Britain: Waged between German and British air forces during WW2
The Battle of Britain was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Fleet Air Arm (FAA) of the Royal Navy defended the United Kingdom (UK) against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany's air force, the Luftwaffe. It has been described as the first major military campaign fought entirely by air forces. The British officially recognise the battle's duration as being from 10 July until 31 October 1940, which overlaps the period of large-scale night attacks known as the Blitz, that lasted from 7 September 1940 to 11 May 1941. German historians do not accept this subdivision and regard the battle as a single campaign lasting from July 1940 to June 1941, including the Blitz.

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Battle of Britain:  Flypast at Westminster Abbey [Video]

Battle of Britain: Flypast at Westminster Abbey

A Hurricane and three Spitfires carry out a flypast to mark the 80thanniversary of the Battle of Britain after a memorial service at WestminsterAbbey. This year’s service, which is the venue’s..

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PM gives reading at Battle of Britain service [Video]

PM gives reading at Battle of Britain service

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given a reading at a memorial service marking 80 years since the Battle of Britain. The service, held at Westminster Abbey, was the venue's first major event since..

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Flypast marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain [Video]

Flypast marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Westminster Abbey has held a memorial service marking 80 years since the Battle of Britain, in the venue's first major event since lockdown. A flypast took place after the service, with a Hurricane..

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Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service [Video]

Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Keir Starmer arrive at a Service of Thanksgiving for the victory gained in the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on..

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Tributes to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain [Video]

Tributes to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Tributes and commemorations will take place across the UK on Tuesday to markthe 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, despite limitations caused bythe coronavirus crisis. Special exhibitions from..

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