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70th Anniversary events
On 15 September 2010, to honour each man who was vital to winning the Battle of Britain, The Royal British Legion will display 2,927 balloons at the Battle of Britain National Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent and the thousands of tribute messages sent in by our supporters. There is a commemorative service being held at the Memorial at 11am to which all are invited.
For a location map and for further details of the Capel-le-Ferne memorial please visit www.battleofbritainmemorial.org
For other events associated with the 70th Anniversary including a special Poppy Travel tour, visit our calendar of events.
Remember the Few
During the summer of 1940, 'The Few' (as Winston Churchill so memorably named the 2,927 young airmen) fought to defend our country from aerial attacks in what became known as the Battle of Britain.
These airmen gave their all - and kept our nation safe. Now, as we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, we are asking you to make a gift of £19.40 to support the brave veterans of today.
Schools and learning
Assemblies to commemorate the Battle of Britain during the week of 13 September including Battle of Britain Day on 15 September can be found on the RAF Benevolent Fund site at www.rafbf.org.
For other free learning resources including assemblies on Remembrance in general and other associated topics, visit our Schools section.