Air attacks on Britain by Germany and the counter-attack by British Royal Air Force during Battle of Britain in World War II.
United Kingdom Date:1940, August 8 Duration:5 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
British defense against German aerial warfare in Battle of Britain during World War 2. A British soldier looks through binoculars and another soldier sits. A soldier on a tank. German planes in flight above the English Channel. The planes drop bombs on the British ships. Explosions in the water of the English Channel. Royal Air force (RAF) pilots are scrambled on alert and run towards their planes. The planes take off. British planes attack the German planes. A German plane falls in the ocean. Damaged German plane. 180 more German planes put to attack. A pictorial representation shows the places in England attacked by Germany. Explosions on the ground. Various British Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft in the air and on the ground. German attacks on Southampton and British ports. German bomber aircraft dropping bombs on British airfields, but British aircraft seen hidden individually near farms and homes and not grouped together in order to evade destruction by German Luftwaffe bombing campaigns.
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