Battle of Britain

2017 Ceremonies

National Ceremony
Sunday, September 17, 2017. Location and time to be announced.

The Battle of Britain was recognized almost immediately as a significant event. Waged from July to October 1940, it pitted a small group of fighter pilots from around the world against a far larger Luftwaffe. Their victory gave hope to the people of Great Britain and to other freedom-loving nations... About the Battle of Britain.

 

Battle of Britain London Monument

Battle of Britain London Monument

Battle of Britain: Did you know?

One of the best fighters of the Second World War, the Supermarine Spitfire went through several modifications but Commonwealth pilots flew the Spitfire Mk I during the Battle of Britain.

Battle of Britain Webpage