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RAF at 90

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The RAF was formed in April 1918 during the First World War. It was then expanded prior to and during the Second World War. proving its worth during the Battle of Britain and the bombing of key German cities. During the Cold War its main role was as a delivery platform for the UK's nuclear deterrent. Now, with the ever-changing air force hitting the lively old age of 90, this documentary explores its history. Seen through the eyes of those who fought at the sharp end of the RAF's toughest battles, this film reveals the joys flying can bring as well as the destructive and tragic realities of air warfare.
Director Kevin Sim ; Executive producer Todd Austin The Inside Story: page

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Director: Kevin Sim
Producer: Todd Austin

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