Why We Fight, The Battle of Britain

The fourth of seven films in the World War II “Why We Fight” series, this U.S. War Department film was seen by service members before they were… read more

The fourth of seven films in the World War II “Why We Fight” series, this U.S. War Department film was seen by service members before they were deployed overseas. It details the fight in the skies over England between August and December, 1940. Hollywood director Frank Capra, film industry veterans and Army Signal Corps technicians produced the story of the British defeat of Hitler’s air force at the cost of thousands of civilian lives on the ground. The Battle of Britain was the first defeat of Hitler’s forces in World War II. close

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Why We Fight, The Battle of Britain

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Program ID:
449970-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2018 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2018 | 5:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 25, 2018 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2018 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2018 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2018 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2018 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2018 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2018 | 9:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2018 | 1:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2018 | 5:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3