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.
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