How many died in the Battle of Britain?

Who has the most kills in the Battle of Britain?

Leading aces

Rank Pilot Kills
1 Flt Lt Eric Lock 21
2 Sqn Ldr Archie McKellar 19
3 Sgt James Lacey 18 (23 by end of November)
4 Sgt Josef František 17

How many RAF died in ww2?

During the Second World War, the RAF reached a total strength of 1,208,000 men and women, of whom 185,000 were aircrew. About 70,000 RAF personnel were killed.

What was Hitler’s mistake in the Battle of Britain?

Hitler’s main mistake here was to underestimate Britain’s resolve and aerial prowess. Hitler was led to believe that his Luftwaffe would easily win the Battle of Britain, but that didn’t happen, so the German leader ended up still battling Britain in the air as his invasion of the Soviet Union began.

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