Scene from ‘The battle of Britain’, a documentary by Frank Capra . If you are interested in the full high resolution version, please click “Watch Full Film”
“The Battle of Britain,” Chapter IV of Frank Capra’s “Why We Fight” series, begins after Hitler’s conquest of Western Europe. The British have been driven into the Sea at Dunkirk and Hitler is now intend on conquering Britain. Even as British pilots scramble to meet the enemy in the air, the German war machine is wrecking devastation on the English countryside. The film explores the efforts of the Royal Air Force during the air-battles over Britain and the North Sea. Although the RAF was outnumbered 6 to 1, it eventually comes out victorious – Why?