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War Memories: Plotting the Battle of Britainicon for Recommended story

For the next course, a private house called “Woodlands” close to Fighter Command H.Q. at...

Frank Walker-Smith: Battle of Britain Heroicon for Recommended story

Frank and the squadron were on patrol the night of the Great Fire Raid on London on 29th December when for...

Shot Down in the Battle of Britainicon for Recommended story

By this time I had destroyed a ME 109 on 25 July and destroyed another on 5 August, but now it was...

Service with 56 Hurricane Squadron during the Battle of Britainicon for Recommended story

I passed out from Cranwell in February 1940 at the tender age of 16 and three months, and was posted to 56...

Memories of a Squadron Leader in the Battle Of Britainicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo

As Squadron Leader I decided not to attack head-on but to come in from the side giving our six Hurricanes...

Downed Pilots in Sussexicon for Recommended story

We were watching the dog-fighting going on, allied and German fighters battling it out in the sky above......

In Surrey at the Start of the Battle of Britainicon for Recommended story

When the war began, I lived at 4 Arundel Avenue, Morden, Surrey, in a semi-detached house in a quiet...

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Ken Hulbert, RAMC (1) - Battle of Britain

The diaries of Kenneth Hulbert Served in the Royal Army Medical Corp, World War II. The Germans were now...

Memories of the Battle of Britain

From early on in the hostilities we felt the impact of the war as the position of the village made us...

Battle of Britain Diary Part 2

Babe and Nell think France will lay down arms. Babe and I were talking - thanking God that we have been...

Battle of Britain Diary Part I

We went to help Evelene move from her house in Leatherhead to Nell's house in Epsom, so although we...

Battle of Britain

Most of the time German planes were coming overhead whilst going to places like London and they often...

A Wonderful Team - No 92 Squadron and the Battle of Britain

By Mr J Wolfendale, who was ground crew man with Spitfires at Biggin Hill, a bone of contention for...

Scratches in the Sky: The Battle of Britain

The newspapers would say that sixty-nine German aircraft came over the Channel and approached and...

Memories of the Battle of Britain: A Child in Cliffe, Kent

Mostly the German Aircraft attacked R.A.F. Fighter airfields but on Saturday 7th September, late in the...

A Child in the Battle of Britainicon for Story with photo

After a short while in Gestingthorpe with a straw bale shelter behind the church, we found to our dismay...

Plotting through the Battle of Britain and then becoming a 'Keep Fitter'

After the Battle of Britain we never had anything to do on duty because there were no enemy planes, so we...

Battle of Britain

Recollections of the battle of Britain by LAC Clarke No. 901301 234-squadron, RAF station Middle Wallop. I...

The Battle of Britain from the Ground

We had to find a new 'hidey hole'. I recall one memorable character at Detling, George Wooton a...

I remember the Battle of Britain

"I remember when barrow boys hawked through our roads, Bellowing loudly and selling their loads Whilst...

Battle Of Britain-My Wartime Memories

The following year I volunteered for the RAF and was instructed to present myself at an airfield in...

Battle of Britain

At this time we would listen to the German bombers on their way to London, and watch the local searchlights...

Childhood Memories of Battle of Britain

At the time of the Battle of Britain I was an eight year old living with my parents, my sister, Gwendoline...

BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1939

When the war started in 1939 i was an eight year old and went to Kenmont Gardens School, The battle of...

Battle of Britain: As Seen by a Child

We ran or I was run.My feet hardly touched the ground.that hand pulled me through the air,down the...

Battle of Britain Sunday

On that day waves of German planes came over from Dover and the Kent coast and I remember standing in the...

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