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The Battle of Britain: 3 Days That Saved the Nation

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Episode 2: The Battle of Britain: The Longest Day: The Darkest Hour

Summary

Dan Snow and Kate Humble tell the story of August 30, 1940 - the RAF's most intense day of fighting across the whole battle, as Britain's airfields came under severe threat. Young armourer Ronald Pountain reported for another day of nerve-wracking duty, and seven decades later he can still recall the anxious wait for his pilots to return from their terrifying encounters with the enemy.

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PresenterDan Snow
PresenterKate Humble

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DirectorSimon Smith
DirectorStuart Elliott
Executive producerBill Locke
ProducerSimon Smith
ProducerStuart Elliott
Series producerGiulia Clark

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  • Episode 2

    The Battle of Britain: The Longest Day: The Darkest Hour

    Summary

    Dan Snow and Kate Humble tell the story of August 30, 1940 - the RAF's most intense day of fighting across the whole battle, as Britain's airfields came under severe threat. Young armourer Ronald Pountain reported for another day of nerve-wracking duty, and seven decades later he can still recall the anxious wait for his pilots to return from their terrifying encounters with the enemy.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    PresenterDan Snow
    PresenterKate Humble

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorSimon Smith
    DirectorStuart Elliott
    Executive producerBill Locke
    ProducerSimon Smith
    ProducerStuart Elliott
    Series producerGiulia Clark
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