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INTRODUCTION

After the fall of France in 1940, Hitler turned his attention to Germany’s sole remaining enemy: Great Britain. His plans to invade Britain depended on crippling Britain's Royal Air Force. In July the Luftwaffe, the German airforce, began its attempt to bomb Britain into submission - the resulting conflict was known as the Battle of Britain.

Click on the navigation above for archive photos and audio, plus a brief guide to the battle.

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