Genuine period items relating to the Battle of Britain can still be found today. We present a guide to some of the more unusual items that sell for affordable prices

Following the Allied withdrawal from Dunkirk in 1940, it was clear which nation was next in Hitler’s sights for invasion. On June 18, 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill famously announced in the House of Commons: “What General Weygand has called the Battle of France is over. The Battle of Britain is about to begin.”

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