German air attack on Britain during World War II and British defenses repeling German attacks during Battle of Britain.
United Kingdom Date:1940, August Duration:5 min 48 sec Sound:Yes
British defense against German aerial warfare in Battle of Britain. German aircraft in flight. A British soldier on a boat sees through binoculars. An aircraft lands on sea. German pilots are rescued and become British prisoners. Damaged German aircraft downed in Britain. Germans pause blitzkrieg campaign due to British Royal Air Force resistance. German soldiers shown having leisure time in their encampments. German military equipment idle. German long range artillery and rail guns attack England from a distance, firing over the English Channel. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill addresses the people saying that Britain will win in the Battle of Britain, and Hitler is shown addressing the Reichstag and disagreeing with Churchill. German officers including Goering greet each other. They come out of a car. Various German bomber and attack aircraft take off again following an August 30 change in air war strategy by Goering and the Luftwaffe. British listening posts and control stations as well as fighter stations seen communicating, readying, and on high alert with anti-aircraft guns and RAF fighters to repel German attack. British spitfire aircraft take off to fight German Luftwaffe. A British soldier watches through binoculars. German aircraft drop bombs. View from inside German bomber nose position as it bombs a British airfield. A man blows a whistle in a British factory. British Workers wear helmets and continue working at the ordnance factory during bombing air raid. British planes land and a pilot gives a report. He is asked, "Are you all right?" and he reports the German planes he downed.
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