History of the Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary Logo

In this online exhibition we examine the economic factors and political forces that lead to the outbreak of World War 2 in 1939 and the Battle of Britain in 1940, before examining the phases of the Battle and its importance in preventing the invasion of the United Kingdom by German Forces in the autumn of that year. To assist with the narration of this complex topic we have arranged this online exhibition into the following convenient chapters.
Coming Storm
Darkness Falls
A Nation Awaits
A New Hope
Coming Storm
Coming Storm
Ad Astra

The Oncoming Storm

A Continent Falls

A Nation Awaits

A New Hope

The Battle of Britain


Per Ardua

Ad Astra