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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2017 3:24 p.m. PST

"The Battle of Britain called for incredible feats of bravery. The persistent, destructive and targeted German aerial attacks during the summer of 1940 placed those involved in Britain's defence in huge danger.

People who showed incredible bravery in withstanding the threat to Britain were often recognised with gallantry awards. Military Medals (MMs), Distinguished Flying Crosses (DFCs), Distinguished Service Orders (DSOs), George Medals (GMs) and even Victoria Crosses (VCs) were awarded to those who had displayed unflinching courage and determination during Britain's fight for survival.

The types of bravery displayed varied. Strong leadership, a determination to defeat the enemy, self-sacrifice, and the risking of one's life for others were all rewarded. Those who went above and beyond the call of duty during this intense period of almost constant attack played a vital role in keeping the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Britain in the war. Here are ten examples of outstanding bravery from men and women during the Battle of Britain…"
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Personal logo Ironwolf Supporting Member of TMP18 May 2017 12:21 a.m. PST

Good read! Thanks for posting.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 May 2017 10:08 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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CeruLucifus18 May 2017 6:03 p.m. PST

Great stories!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 May 2017 9:38 p.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed them my friend!. (smile)


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