Dad's Army at 40 :
How Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson got called up
13 documents, 3 galleries
Broadcast to the Nation by the Rt Hon Anthony Eden
Rt Hon Anthony Eden recounts the events of the 'battle for the ports'.
Dunkirk Evacuation : BEF Experiences
Four members of the BEF describe their retreat to Calais and Dunkirk.
Winston Churchill Broadcast : Finest Hour Speech
'The news from France is very bad.'
News Report : Air Battle off Dover
BBC reporter Charles Gardner comments live on a dogfight over the Channel.
News Report : Convoy Shelled in Straits of Dover
Robin Duff reports from the scene of an attack on a convoy in the Channel.
News Reports : Dangers of Combat
The perils of a pilot's life.
Battle of Britain : A Radio Dramatisation
Day-by-day re-enactment of encounters with the enemy.
Fighter Pilot Shot Down
A pilot vividly recounts his experience of being shot down over the North Sea.
Postscript to the News : Group Captain Peel and JH Brown
Memories of events in the hot summer of 1940.
Now It Can Be Told : Wing Commander Ronald Adams
Recalling the vital role of the Operations Room team.
Late Night Line-up : Douglas Bader
The Battle of Britain was won by 'everyone in this country'.
Air Chief Marshal Hugh C Dowding
Commander-in-Chief Hugh Dowding talks about the Battle of Britain.
Man Alive : The Few
What 'The Few' did next.
Spitfire! : Forty Years On
Celebrating an iconic symbol of Britain's 'finest hour'.
Go With Noakes : The Red Arrows
John Noakes meets members of the Red Arrows.
A Fine Blue Day : WH 'Dizzy' Allen
Frank views from a Battle of Britain fighter pilot.
News : Brewery & Social Clubs give beer to Troops
Working Men's Clubs send good cheer to the troops in Northern Ireland.
Blue Peter Special : Freefall Record Breaker
Janet Ellis takes to the skies as she trains for a freefall parachute jump.
The Six O'Clock News : Ban on Gays in Military Lifted
The European Court of Human Rights delivers its verdict.
Two Men in a Trench : The Battle of Britain
Archaeologists explore the site of the RAF airbase at Hornchurch.
Ancestors : Billy and the Fighter
The story of the squadron that fought the battle before the Battle of Britain.
'The Only Real Remedy Lies with the BBC'
Lord Haw-Haw is a risk to military morale.
Cancellation of Army Officers' and Men's Broadcasts
All broadcasts from officers and men in the army are to be stopped.
General MacFarlane's Broadcast
The Ministry of Information stops further broadcasts by a general.
London Calling - These men of the RAF
Charles Gardner spends time with RAF pilots in combat.
London Calling - Guarding Britain's Sky
How an aerial dogfight starts, proceeds and ends.
London Calling - Air Battle over the English Channel
The tactics of an air battle over Dover analysed in detail.
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