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70th Anniversary

A picture to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with the battle of Britain memorial flight. Picture was taken at Leuchars air show a week ago.

The Battle of Britain started on the 10 July and stopped on the 31 October 1940. During the battle Britain lost 544 aircraft and lost 1547 aircraft and 422 air crew were injured. Germany lost 2698 air crew were killed, 967 captured, 638 missing bodies identified by British Authorities and 1,887 aircraft destroyed. Two of the main aircraft for Britain was the Hurricane and the spitfire and Germans main aircraft were the Me 109 and Stukas and various other bomber aircraft.

Tags: General Sports and action

Voters: Chiddy, MalcolmS, timjnngs and 13 more

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KarenFB Plus
11 4.9k 171 England
19 Sep 2010 7:19PM
Brilliantly done!

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Shroomer 11 14 167 England
19 Sep 2010 7:55PM
Very nice capture Connor and superb detail to commemorate a very poignant moment in British History
19 Sep 2010 7:59PM
Very,very ,nice picture
MrsS Plus
11 4.5k 18 England
19 Sep 2010 8:02PM
Superb, Connor Smile

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Jestertheclown Plus
9 7.6k 252 England
19 Sep 2010 9:34PM
This is good Connor but (unusually) I think you might have overdone things a bit.
I've added a mod. in which I've adjusted levels, shadows/highlights, increased contrast and sharpened it.
Hope it's OK.

10 41 Scotland
19 Sep 2010 11:00PM
Thanks for the comments everyone and thanks for the mod Bren.

NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
20 Sep 2010 12:30AM
great capture well done
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
20 Sep 2010 3:03AM
Well captured shot, Connor.
20 Sep 2010 5:07PM
all good no 3 excellent
10 41 Scotland
20 Sep 2010 10:09PM
Thanks for all your comments.

21 Sep 2010 9:23PM
No 3 for me as I am a spitfire lover! Great shots Connor. Keep up the good work!


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