Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain (1969)

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Other mistake: When Archie parachutes into the greenhouse he is wearing socks or runners.

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Suggested correction: Pilots often lost their boots or shoes due to the shock of the parachute opening.

He also didn't have his leather flying helmet on when he landed, which is strapped onto his head.

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Factual error: The German planes in the movie should be Messerschmitt Bf-109E. However they're actually Hispano Buchon, a post-war version of the Bf-109 model, built in Spain. The Bf-109 was powered by a Daimler-Benz inverted V, and exhaust ports were at the bottom of the nose, not at the top as seen here. That's because the Hispano Buchon used the same engine as the Spitfire.

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