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Official Battle of Britain coin for 75th anniversary

Their Finest Hour – an official UK 50p remembers the Battle of Britain. Honouring those who fought for control of the skies 75 years ago. You can buy your coin for… More information

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Battle of Britain pilots meet Queen

The Queen will meet some of the last surviving Battle of Britain pilots from the Second World War today (26 March 2015) before later unveiling two statues of herself and the… More information

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Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip honour Battle of Britain heroes today

The Queen visited Kent today where she opened the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust’s new visitor centre at Capel-Le-Ferne near Folkestone.

The new centre, built in… 250 more words

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Tangmere is a small village in Sussex a mile or so east of Chichester, Nearby, in the Second World War there was a Royal Air Force base – RAF Tangmere. 322 more words

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Top 5ive Best WWII Films: Blake

5. Fury (2014): I will most definitely get some flack from the guys on this choice, mainly, if I had to guess, because it hasn’t had enough time to age and find if people still care about it in 10-20 years like the other films I have on this list. 764 more words

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New Book: Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain

By Kristen Alexander
Published by New South Books   http://www.newsouthbooks.com.au
RRP $49.99 in hard cover  ISBN 9781742234151

It is no surprise to me that there is an extensive list of people and institutions mentioned in Kristen Alexander’s acknowledgements. 223 more words

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From Spitfire Canopies to Intraocular Lenses

THE VIDEO BELOW CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES OF AERIAL COMBAT FROM WORLD WAR II.  VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

Sir Nicholas Harold Ridley (1906-2001) was an ophthalmic consultant at the Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital at Moorefields during the start of World War II.   121 more words