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Battle of Britain pilot: 'You were thankful to be alive'

In the summer of 1940, an outnumbered RAF beat back the German Luftwaffe, to win the Battle of Britain.

Seventy years on, the Air Force is commemorating the victory at this weekend's Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire.

Veteran Bob Foster DFC told Richard Westcott what it was like being a pilot in the Battle of Britain.

  • 16 Jul 2010