Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
Part of the History's Turning Points II video series, which explores pivotal moments in world history, History's Turning Points II: Battle of Britain focuses on the gallant victory of the Royal Air Force over the Nazi Luftwaffe. The program features on-location dramatizations and rare historical footage depicting the summer of 1940. When disoriented German pilots dropped bombs on hapless London, Winston Churchill sent his soldiers to defeat the Luftwaffe. Enduring terrible losses throughout the Blitz, the British pilots persevered.