Winston Churchill    Battle of Britain, WW2.

Winston Churchill - The Battle of Britain, One of my fav quotes ever. on a WW II monument in London along the river bank History and WWII

Johnny Johnson (Wing Commander James E Johnson) The top RAF fighter ace, shooting down 38 German planes. Seen here with his pet labrador Sally - Battle of Britain 1940

peerintothepast: “Johnny Johnson (Wing Commander James E Johnson): The top RAF fighter ace, shooting down 38 German planes. Seen here with his pet labrador Sally - Battle of Britain 1940 ”

Hughie Edwards VC  Mosquito Pilot

"By the time they were flying Mossies the Germans were beginning to go on the back foot." KB West Australian Wing Commander Hughie Edwards V., Commanding Officer of No. quite possibly at RAF Horsham St Faith

Pilots of the famous No 303 Polish Squadron RAF, pose with their Squadron Leader Jan Zumbach in front of his Spitfire at Kirton-in-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England - October 1942

Group of pilots of the Polish No. 303 Squadron standing next to a Spitfire Mk Vc. Note the Donald Duck emblem - this was the personal aircraft of the Squadron Leader Jan Zumbach, standing on the wing here.

A dedication to the last surviving Dambusters pilot, Sdr. Leader Les Munro, who on died on August 4th 2015 at the age of 96. https://www.facebook.com/393166910813107/photos/a.393169424146189.1073741828.393166910813107/748701718592956/?type=1&theater

The last surviving Dambusters pilot, Squadron Leader Les Munro, who on died on August 2015 at the age of 96 (colorized)

An RAF Pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Britain, 1942

An RAF Pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Britain, 1942

queensofvintage: Royal Air Force pilot getting a. queensofvintage: “ Royal Air Force pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Great Britain c.

Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC with his crew that formed part of 617(Dambuster) Sqn. in July 1943. Apart from Gibson they are ;Bomb aimer, Pil... World War II

Wing Commander Guy Gibson, Commander of 617 Squadron RAF ("The Dambusters") with his crew at their base at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, England (July

Johnnie Johnson

Johnnie Johnson many a story told by his RAF Wing man J. Browne - Two Spitfires and warriors

Royal Air Force ace Albert Gerald Lewis climbs out of his plane after an air battle in the skies above England, 1940. William Vandivert—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Royal Air Force ace Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, of 85 Squadron, climbs out of his plane after an air battle in the skies over England - Battle of Britain - 1940

Guy Gibson on the right holding a pipe and with his dog at RAF Scrampton - - RAF - Dambusters

Guy Gibson on the right holding a pipe and with his dog at RAF Scampton - - RAF - Dambusters

Les Munro (right) the last surviving pilot to participate in the bouncing bomb raid by 617 Squadron who passed away today 4th August 2015.

Les Munro (right) the last surviving pilot to participate in the bouncing bomb raid by 617 Squadron who passed away today August

Post-Battle of Britain RAF Fighter Command ace James "Johnnie" Johnson and his friend, Sally, on the wing of his Spitfire, Normandy, Autumn 1944. Johnson was credited with 34 kills. He ended the war as a Wing Commander, and continued in the RAF, serving in the Korean War and going on to further command duties. He retired in 1966 (as Air Vice-Marshal) and died of natural causes in 2001, aged 85.

The legendary Wing Commander Johnnie Johnson and his magnificent Labrador Sally on the wing of a post D-Day Spitfire.

Douglas Bader.....;]

Second World War veterans accuse flying ace Sir Douglas Bader of 'putting pilots at risk' with Battle of Britain tactics

Hero: Sir Douglas Bader, pictured during the war, was a celebrated pilot but his tactics have been criticised in a new documentary

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