The Battle of Britain in Art and Literature
There are any number of books on the Battle, many were written by surviving participants and others are being published even today. This section will concentrate on lesser known instances where the Battle or aspects of it were depicted in literature or by brush or camera.
…. how the Battle was recorded by Paul Nash, Henry Moore and others
H E Bates
…. creator of the Larkin family and much else, he describes a fishing trip in Kent while the fight raged overhead
…. a poem by Edward Shanks (1892 – 1953)
…. The Life and Times of Mr Jackson, a true story by Wing Commander PPC ‘Paddy’ Barthropp DFC AFC