During the Battle of Britain, that officially lasted from 10 July until 31 October 1940, a flight of Hawker Hurricanes above the clouds speed towards invading Luftwaffe aircraft. The Hurricane was the "workhorse" that scored the highest number of RAF victories during this period, accounting for 55 percent of the 2,739 German losses, according to Fighter Command, compared with 42 per cent by Spitfires.

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During the Battle of Britain, that officially lasted from 10 July until 31 October 1940, a flight of Hawker Hurricanes above the clouds speed towards invading Luftwaffe aircraft. The Hurricane was the "workhorse" that scored the highest number of RAF victories during this period, accounting for 55 percent of the 2,739 German losses, according to Fighter Command, compared with 42 per cent by Spitfires.
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Location: United Kingom