image 1: a man sits on a table with his back to the artist waving a rolled script the air. Next to him there is a woman
sitting on a chair at the table. They are watching three figures dance on a small stage hung with American, British and Soviet
image 2: (verso) a group of men and women sit in a shelter with an ARP warden guarding the entrance.
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.