Battle of Britain: From the BBC Archives

A chronology of the 12-week battle, fought in the skies above England from July to September 1940. September 2010 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of this aerial battle, which was crucial in preventing Nazi forces having control of the air and therefore being able to mount an invasion of Southern and Eastern England in August /September 1940. As well as the actual events - reportage, news bulletins - there are many facets to the battle. The voices and reminiscences of the pilots like B