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Published on 10 Jul 2015 | about 1 year ago

July 10, 1940, marked the start of one of the most significant moments in British history, as the Royal Air Force took to the skies to defend the country from attack by the German Luftwaffe.

75 years on from the start of the Battle of Britain, veteran pilot Paul Farnes, who flew with 19 Squadron, talks about his memories of the conflict and how he tried to shake an enemy fighter's hand.

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