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<br /> LEGION<br /> T H E R O YA L B R I T I S H<br /> JUNE 2020<br /> VE DAY 75<br /> HOW WE REMEMBERED<br /> IN LOCKDOWN<br /> ON THE HISTORIC 80TH ANNIVERSARY<br /> OWN THE OFFICIAL RAF<br /> BATTLE of<br /> BRITAIN<br /> SPITFIRE COIN<br /> T<br /> his year marks the 80th Anniversary of the Battle<br /> of Britain. Fought over British skies during 1940,<br /> the battle was a turning point in World War Two<br /> and ultimately saved Britain from German invasion.<br /> Now to commemorate this historic anniversary, a brand new official<br /> gold-plated coin has been authorised for general release.<br /> The Official RAF Battle of Britain Spitfire Coin<br /> Officially licensed and produced under the expert guidance of the<br /> RAF, this coin has been expertly struck to an immaculate Proof finish and<br /> features the RAF’s flagship aircraft from WWII, the Supermarine Spitfire.<br /> The official pri<a title="Legion June 2020 page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/7f6789e9?page=1"> LEGION T H E R O YA L B R I T I S H JUNE</a> <a title="Legion June 2020 page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/7f6789e9?page=2"> ON THE HISTORIC 80TH ANNIVERSARY OWN THE OFFICIA</a> <a title="Legion June 2020 page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/7f6789e9?page=3"> WELCOME i WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER By now, y</a> <a title="Legion June 2020 page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/7f6789e9?page=4"> </a> <a title="Legion June 2020 page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/7f6789e9?page=5"> JUNE 2020 CONTENTS COOK/VIEW PETER IMAGES, GETTY</a> <a title="Legion June 2020 page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/7f6789e9?page=6"> NEWS A R O U N D - 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