In the summer months of 1940 a unique battle, later to be known as the Battle of Britain, was fought in the skies over Britain. Myth states that the pilots who fought this battle were of a certain class, all being public schoolboys or just down from University: this was not so.'The Few' as they came to be known, came from all walks of life. This book covers the lives of some pilots who were 'known' but, mainly, some pilots who were not 'known'. These men came from the northern counties of England. The men of the north who were a few of 'The Few'.