Battle of Britain

Continuity mistake: It is 1940. Two pilots come out of a house - one of them has just lost his wife and family in the London Blitz, the other is an RAF Squadron Leader. The door they come out of has a modern electric bell push - a post 1965 version, white rectangular box with a round button.

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Factual error: The door of the garage next to the house is of the aluminum up-and-over type, not available until the late 1960's.

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Factual error: When Goring arrives at Calais by train, you notice there is a huge mountain in the background. There are no mountains anywhere near Calais.

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Trivia: During the Stuka attack on the radar station, the two Stuka radio controlled models that collide was a complete accident. It looked good so was left in the final version.

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Trivia: During the scenes dealing with the dive bomber attacks on the RAF radar stations, the filmmakers used rather un-convincing radio-controlled models to portray the German Ju87 Stukas. Originally, the producers had intended to use Proctor trainers, modified to resemble the Stuka. However the British aviation authorities refused to pass them as airworthy, forcing the producers to resort to using the models.

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Trivia: During the attack by Heinkels from Norway across the North Sea English Squadron Leader says "help yourself everybody, there's no fighter escort." In reality the Heinkels had an escort of twin engine Me 110s. In 1968 there were no airworthy Me 110s so the movie ignored them.

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