A Spitfire plane flying over London
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Battle of Britain anniversary marked with flypast

Aircraft, including Hurricanes and Spitfires, have flown over Buckingham Palace to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

The Queen and other members of the Royal Family watched on from the balcony.

The Battle of Britain was the German air force's attempt to gain air superiority over the RAF, and its failure was one of the turning points of World War 2.

Nick Higham reports.

  • 10 Jul 2015
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