Ken ‘Hawkeye’ Lee, Terry Clark, Tony Pickering, John Ellacombe and Pete Olver – five special airmen who earned the right to wear the Battle of Britain clasp with pride. All fought through the Battle and Blitz, all served and survived to the end of the war, but not all came out unscathed. Here are their stories, all different but with a common purpose – a collective tale of youth maturing against the backdrop of war when the stakes were at their highest.
Five of the Few
Survivors of the Battle of Britain and Blitz tell their Story