While Fighter Command took on the Luftwaffe over Britain and the Channel, the airmen of Bomber Command were flying missions over Fortress Europe.
It's never an easy decision to send men into battle, knowing that some of them will not return from the mission. Yet this was a decision made daily by then Group Captain John Verney, 20th Baron Willoughby de Broke.
Sergeant Pilot Fred Young was just 26 when he was killed right at the start of the Battle of Britain.
Triumphant cheers and the ringing of 52 bicycle bells heralded the return of the Battle of Britain 75th anniversary bike riders on Saturday.
Bunting was hung in homes across the UK and around the world on Sunday as fundraisers joined in the RAF Benevolent Fund's first Great British Sunday Lunch!
Day three of the Battle of Britain 75th anniversary bike ride saw Tim Coogan and his fellow cyclists arrive back in England.
Flt Lt Malcolm Finney 'Eddie' Edwards made the ultimate sacrifice during WWII – on 29 December 1944, he was shot down over Germany – 23 days before his daughter was born.
Battle of Britain veteran Stan Hartill worked as a member of the ground crew on the early Mark II Spitfires.
Clair Roberts has turned her passion for vintage into a living and now she's aiming to raise funds for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
American cyclist Jill Cheney sums up day two of the Battle of Britain 75th anniversary Brompton bike ride – Beauvais to Dieppe.