The Few

Sortie 7 – The Battle of Britain

In this Sortie we’re going to take a look at the Spitfire’s most famous undertaking; the Battle of Britain. By the start of July 1940, Poland, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Norway had all been defeated by the relentless Nazi war machine. In less than a year since war had broken out, Britain, …

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Sortie 6 – The Spitfire in War

In this Sortie we’re going to take a look at the Spitfire in combat, and the experiences that led up to its greatest challenge; the Battle of Britain. If you missed the last Sortie, about the birth of the Spitfire, you can read that here. My wife’s grandfather, Clifford Page, was an aircraft engineer with …

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