THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 80th ANNIVERSARY

The film was released in the United States on 12 June 1943, but given the title of Spitfire. The USA had entered the war on December 8th 1941.

The 'Real' Battle of Britain players appearing as themselves.

Sqn Ldr B. Kingcome DFC Cranwell

Fg Off D. Fulford DFC Cranwell

Sqn Ldr A. C. Bartley DFC

Sqn Ldr  P. I. Howard-Williams DFC Cranwell

Flt Lt T.W. Gillen

Flt Lt J. C. Robson DFC

Wg Cdr C. F. Currant DFC

Sqn Ldr F. J. Howell DFC & bar

Fg Off J. D. Bisdee DFC

Fg Off A.R.Wright DFC & bar Cranwell

Fg Off J. Quill

Fg Off J. Quill along with Tony Bartley performed the aerobatic flying sequences.


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4 minute trailer

Full Film

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....what is the connection?

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