Combined Operations Exercises : an unopposed landing at dawn, early 1942
image: A combined operations exercise with British soldiers accompanied by two armoured Bren Gun carriers making an
amphibious landing. A landing craft in the process of landing troops and one of the carriers is visible in the background, with troops and
the the other carrier moving along a track in the foreground.
The Battle of Britain was a major air campaign fought over southern England in the summer and autumn of 1940. Here are 8 things you need to know about one of Britain’s most important victories of the Second World War.