Hawker Hurricane I
Hawker Hurricane 303 Squadron by MercenaryGraphics
After the defeat of Poland &
France, tens of thousands of Polish servicemen made their way to Britain
to continue the struggle against Germany.
No. 303 Squadron RAF was one of 16 Polish squadrons in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.
It was the highest scoring of the Hurricane squadrons during the Battle of Britain.
Corpo Aereo Italiano ground crew work on a pair of
Fiat G.50’s of 20th Fighter
Squadron, during the Battle of Britain, Belgium 1940
The shortest serving Spitfire of the war: X4110 of 602 Squadron, damaged by 20mm cannon fire and struck from the register less than an hour after taking off on its first combat flight. 18 August 1940
Beginning of the Battle of Britain