'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.
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Director George More O'Ferrall
drew on his own personal experiences for the film. He was a Royal Artillery staff officer at Fighter Command HQ during the Battle of Britain. See more
Baird takes the German altimeter from the bomber he has just shot down, as a trophy for the messroom wall. However, when he later puts it down on Moon's desk the "altimeter" is a British rev counter (the face is marked "RPM"). See more
Flight Lt. 'Batchy' Salter
Wotcher Septic, me old assassin. So this is where you hide?
Opening credits: ... Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say ... "THIS WAS THEIR FINEST HOUR" Winston Churchill JUNE 1940 See more
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