To mark the Battle of Britain's 70th anniversary, actor Ewan McGregor and his brother Colin, a former RAF pilot, take us on a journey to honor the heroes of 1940, bringing the amazing story of the Battle of Britain to a new generation. As Spitfires and Hurricanes once again fly over the White Cliffs of Dover, they reveal the inspiring personal stories of 'The Few' who were there and those still with us today.
2) Bomber boys
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From 1939 to 1945, air power was the only way of striking back at Nazi Germany and so, thousands of young men in bomber crews (all volunteers, average age 22) fought and died in the skies above occupied Europe. The story of the RAF Bomber Command is one of endurance, teamwork and exceptional heroism, but it is also a story dogged by controversy.