The Battle of Britain: A Veteran's View

In this episode, Dan speaks to the late Wing Commander Thomas Neil, who fought in the Battle of Britain. Thomas joined the RAF Volunteer Reserves at the age of 18 and, when the Second World War broke out, he was called up to full-time service. In 1940 he was posted as an officer to No. 249 Squadron with whom he flew Hurricanes during the Battle of Britain.


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