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This could be any airfield during the Battle of Britain !!
Shoreham Airshow 2009

The Battle of Britain is the name given to the air campaign waged by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom during the summer and autumn of 1940. The objective of the campaign was to gain air superiority over the Royal Air Force (RAF), especially Fighter Command. The name derives from a famous speech delivered by Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the House of Commons;“The Battle of France is over. The Battle of Britain is about to begin”

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war, uk, aviation, defence, sussex, warbird, spitfire, shoreham, sandbag, battle of britain, machine gun, home guard, shoreham airshow, dads army

Ever since a child, aviation has been a keen interest of mine, with warbirds being my favourite. Since joining Redbubble, I have become a keen follower of HDR work, which I am concerntrating on at the moment.

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  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot Colin

  • Thanks Chris !!!!!!

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyeralmost 5 years ago

    Nice one Colin. Like the armour on the anti-aircraft car. (Hillman?). The machine gun nest and the Spitfire making up the background. Nicely positioned for such a shot, well done. – Ted

  • Thanks Ted, Dads army and co made for some good shots !!

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot Colin, this is first time I have seen an ordinary saloon converted like this.

  • Cheers, that`s the home guard for you, Capt Mannering`s idea !!

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • Anthony Hedger Photography
    Anthony Hedger...almost 5 years ago

    This is another great shot Colin

  • Thanks Tony !!

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • billfox256
    billfox256almost 5 years ago

    A great composition. Terrific shot!!!!, Bill

  • Cheers Bill

    – Colin J Williams Photography

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    Colin J Willia...almost 5 years ago

  • Woodie
    Woodiealmost 5 years ago

    Nice work Colin,
    Even the hangars are the correct style!
    Into favs
    Cheers Neil

  • Thanks Neil

    – Colin J Williams Photography

  • ndicki
    ndickialmost 5 years ago

    And he’s got the specific Home Guard webbing just right! Impressed.

  • They were all dressed spot on, did a great ri actment of a scramble, and airfield attack !

    – Colin J Williams Photography

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