Veterans of the Battle will stand proudly to attention once again this Sunday (3 July) as crowds gather to remember those who took part in one of the most important battles fought by this country in the 20th century.
Although the Few are, sadly, becoming fewer, we are hoping three former pilots will be well enough to join us at this year’s Memorial Day parade and service at Capel-le-Ferne.
The clifftop site always welcomes crowds of visitors on Memorial Day, all keen to pay their respects to the RAF heroes who stopped Nazi invasion plans in 1940 by defeating the Luftwaffe in the skies above this part of the world and further afield.
While this year marks the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, it is also the 75th anniversary of the Air Training Corps, and we will be paying our own tribute to an organisation that regularly supports Trust events and will once again be parading, playing music and selling programmes.
While the veterans, all well into their nineties, will be the stars of the show, the guest of honour will… Read more