'Septic' Baird has just joined a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. This is the story of "The Few" and how they managed to fight off the might of the Luftwaffe despite overwhelming German air power. Written by
Steve Crook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Squadron Leader - he didn't stay 'grounded' for long ...
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The film was used as part of the RAF Initial Officer Training at RAF Cranwell (at least until the 1990s), as it deals with the conflict of man-management of others versus having to perform the task as well, whilst put in a setting that would be relevant to future officers. See more
Jack Hawkins' Group Captain "Tiger" Small tests the fighter station guard by trying to bully his way past Peter Jones' sentry without showing his ID. Forcefully challenged by the sentry, the Group Captain shows his ID but it's upside down yet still gets the sentry's glanced approval. See more
Squadron Leader Barry Clinton
[When the enemy first bombs their airfield, and he embodies the attitude of the whole nation
This is where we learn to take it.
Closing credits: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. See more
Featured in Perfect Strangers
I'll Make a Man of You
Music by Herman Finck
Lyrics by Arthur Wimperis See more