PILOTS OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
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The Battle of Britain was officially fought between the 10th July and 31st October 1940 with almost 3000 allied pilots taking part. The defeat suffered by the Germans was seen as the turning point in the whole of the Second World War and led to the famous quote by Winston Churchill "never was so much owed by so many to so few".

Shown below are some of the highest scoring aces during the Battle of Britain: -

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Eric Lock (21 kills)
James Lacey (18 kills)
Archie McKellar (17˝ kills)
Josef František (17 kills)


Brian Carbury (15 1/3 kills)
Colin Gray (15 1/5 kills)
Witold Urbanowicz (15 kills)
Robert 'Bob' Doe (15 kills)


Paterson Hughes (14 5/6 kills)
Michael Crossley (14 kills)
Sir Douglas Bader (11 kills)
Robert Stanford Tuck (9 kills)

Battle of Britain History | Battle of Britain Pilots | Battle of Britain Aces