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File:British and German aircraft a dog fight.jpg

English: IWM caption : THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940. Pattern of condensation trails left by British and German aircraft after a dogfight.
Date 18 September 1940
IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph H 4219 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 4700-37) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author Puttnam (Mr), War Office official photographer
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