image: a view looking down on a sports ground in which many German prisoners are gathered in groups. There are also
figures sitting in the stands opposite. The roof for the stand in the foreground has been bombed, leaving only twisted metal supports
cutting across the image.
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.