Monday, July 19, 2010

Day 10 - Battle of Britain

The official RAF report for this day seventy years ago, speaks of low cloud. There was, it continues, very little enemy activity, probably owing to bad weather. At the end of the day, it admitted to four Hurricanes lost (two crashing on landing), against one enemy bomber destroyed and two "probables". That was a lie, but the record survives to this day on the MoD website.

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