Battle of Britain -- DVD, Blu-Ray -- There's something about this film that's so irresistible, despite its grandiose manipulation. Maybe because it recounts the greatest air battle in history, achieving the greatest aerial battle in film history. Maybe because it has such a terrific cast. Maybe because it's so technically well-made. Regardless, it's one of the better WWII movies ever made. #WWII
Luftwaffe wartime fighter ace Adolf Galland was one of the Battle of Britain Movie's technical advisors. Here he discusses 'tactics' with actor Hein Riess, who played the part of Reichmarshall Herman Goering. (Photo via Francois Prins, text from Robert J. Rudhall's "Battle of Britain Film - The Photo Album") Brilliantly ironic photo given Galland's real experience of Goering.