Battle of Britain: International Squadrons

Aug 06, 09:33 AM

Historian Victoria Taylor shares the stories of thousands of people from across the Commonwealth, and from Nazi-occupied countries, who came to Britain to fight by its side — bruised, battered, but not yet broken.

German forces had swept across Europe - occupying much of the continent in just a few months. Great Britain stood alone in Europe, facing imminent invasion by the Germans. But it didn’t fight alone.