RAF Centenary finale presents 100 years of flying at the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show

Knights of the Battle of Britain: Luftwaffe Aircrew Awarded the Knight’s Cross in 1940, Chriss Goss

The Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes (Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross), known simply as the Ritterkreuz (Knight’s Cross), was the highest German military award of the Second World War. Instituted on 1 September 1939, to coincide with the German invasion of Poland, it was awarded for leadership, valour or skill. As the war progressed, higher […]