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An air cadet at the national memorial to the Battle of Britain in Folkestone (PA)

Was the Battle of Britain worth it?

As the 75th anniversary of the airborne battle is celebrated, Britain is still deluded about the terrible mistakes made by the country’s wartime leaders

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Display at Farnborough Airshow. Top, spitfire; bottom, Lancaster (Photo: PA)

The few and the many

Peter Mullen remembers the Battle of Britain on its 70th anniversary