Various shots of Typhoons taking off (in pairs) and raising the dust are followed by film of the airfield control centre (radio officer, man sitting at desk etc). A Spitfire takes off, and a Typhoon taxies. Panning shots of a row of Typhoons (in dispersal). Another Typhoon prepares to take off while others taxi. Typhoons are filmed near trucks and jeeps (again in dispersal). More Typhoons are shown taxiing and moving into dispersal.
The 'Blitz' – from the German term Blitzkrieg ('lightning war') – was the sustained campaign of aerial bombing attacks on British towns and cities carried out by the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) from September 1940 until May 1941.