Battle of Britain 1940: Remembering the Battle through a Board Game

Battle of Britain 1940: Remembering the Battle through a Board Game

When considering Battle of Britain I am always thrown back to the epic 1969 film which captures the mood, the authentic (well near enough) machines and the scale of the battle for me (see below, „Repeat Please“ as the Polish pilots unofficially join the fight): 

Battle of Britain 1940: Remembering the Battle through a Board Game

The Plastic Soldier Company (PSC) did a revamp of the (Airfix?) boardgame and I even managed to paint most of the planes (see below, the start of the campaign, Kanalkampf):  

We managed to stumble through a turn, heavy attractional losses for the Luftwaffe and big recovery problems for the RAF (see below, damaged RAF planes radar stations and an airfield, but a mass of Luftwaffe planes did not make it back to France):  

Definitely needs a longer revisit, the key to success is a way of following the German Mission Cards – historically, rather than randomly. In its purest form it needs to be played double blind with a White Control Room!

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