'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 Pilot Officer - he found it needed more than 'wings' to make a pilot ...
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This motion picture was the 9th most popular film in the UK in 1952. 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
Group Captain 'Tiger' Small
Cribs won't help us! Suppose I'm in an aircraft that goes into a spin? Christmas daisies, where's my crib? And before I can find the right page, there's St. Peter, tap-tapping on my fuselage demanding my soul of me! Think that one over!
Closing credits: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. See more
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RAF March Past
Music by H. Walford Davies
Arranged by Sydney Baynes See more