Those pilots fromFrance who fought in the Battle of Britainhad managed to escape from theBlitzkrieg onslaught in the spring of 1940. They readily joined the Royal Air Force, as it was their only way to get back at the Nazi invasion of their homeland. Unlike many young British pilots inFighter Command, many pilots from France were battle-hardened, as they had gained flying experience in combat in defence of their own country before withdrawing to RAF bases in the UK.

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