This week we will be examining the hidden stories of Battle of Britain aircrew

As part of our Battle of Britain 80th anniversary commemorations we will be sharing our unique world-class collection of Battle of Britain artefacts and incredible stories of the RAF online via the RAF Museum at Home. Over the next few weeks, we will share the best from our collection in a series of themed weeks and weekends

This week 31 August – 6 September we will be focussing on some of the hidden stories in our collections that talk about Battle of Britain Aircrew

  • Monday 31 August 9:30am, Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter Post:

  • Monday 31 August 9:35am, Twitter post:

  • Monday 31 August 11:30am, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linked-in post

  • Monday 31 August 11:35am, Twitter Post:
    • Monday 31 August 12:00 noon, Facebook and Twitter Post

    • Monday 31 August 2:05pm, Twitter Post:

  • Monday 31 August 4:30pm, Facebook and Instagram Post
    • Tuesday 1 September 9:35am, Twitter Post:

    #OnThisDay in 1940 : The Germans continue to put pressure on No. 11 Group, especially around RAF Biggin Hill, and the radar stations along the south coast. Fighter Command is cracking but holding on. #BoB80

    — RAF Museum (@RAFMUSEUM) September 1, 2020

    Images illustrating our above tweet

    • Tuesday 1 September 9:50am, Twitter post

    • Tuesday 1 September 10:30am, Facebook, Twitter and Linked-in Post

    • Tuesday 1 September 10:35am, Twitter Post:

    • Tuesday 1 September 12:35pm Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin Post

    • Tuesday 1 September 14:35pm, Facebook and Twitter Post

    • Tuesday 1 September 4:35pm, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linked-in post

    • Wednesday 2 September 9:35am, Twitter Post:

    Picture of the combat report featured in the tweet, members of 303 squadron walking away from their aircraft and the Battle of Britain 80th anniversary logo.

    • Wednesday 2 September 2:05pm, Twitter Post:

    A selection of paintings from our Battle of Britain Art Exhibition, plus the 80th anniversary Battle of Britain logo

    • Wednesday 2 September 2:35pm, Facebook Post:

    • Wednesday 2 September 5:05pm, Twitter Post:
    • Wednesday 2 September 8:35pm, Twitter Post:

      #RAFMVideo : On the day Josef Frantisek claimed his first aircraft, we look back at the media interviews for the Hurricane film, which tells the dramatic story of the No. 303 (#Polish) Squadron during the #BattleofBritain.

    Actor Krystof Hádek who played Josef Frantisek in the film Hurricane