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Anniversaries and Remembrance

We are proud of the RAF's history, and our place within it, and are privileged to have been able to record the memories of those who played a part in these moments in time. On our anniversary sites, you'll find personal accounts including filmed interviews and exclusive content.

RAF Regiment

RAF Regiment 80th Anniversary

In 2022 we are celebrating the 80th anniversary of the RAF Regiment. Since its formation in 1942, the RAF Regiment has played a vital role in major operations across…

The Guinea Pig Club

The Guinea Pig Club

Learn about this group of mostly RAF aircrew who suffered burn injuries in World War Two.

Air cadets

RAF Air Cadets

Discover the history of the RAF Air Cadets, read blogs from former air cadets and more.

Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Visit our Battle of Britain site to learn more about the Battle that took place during the summer and autumn of 1940.

VJ Day

VJ Day

Veterans share their memories of VJ Day on our VJ Day commemorative site.

D-Day trucks

D-Day

Visit our D-Day site to read our blogs and to watch our interviews with D-Day veterans.

VE Day

VE Day

Veterans share their memories of VE Day and the celebrations that happened across Britain.

Dambusters

Dambusters

This special site commemorates Operation Chastise – the daring Dambusters raid of May 16/17 1943.

Operation Manna

Operation Manna

Learn more about Operation Manna and other humanitarian aid missions carried about by the RAF.

Great Escape

The Great Escape

Discover more about the night of 24-25 March 1944 when 76 officers broke out of prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III.

Siege of Malta

The Siege of Malta

Learn about the battle that took place on the island of Malta between 1940-1942.

Battle of the Somme

Battle of the Somme

Explore the role that the Royal Flying Corps played in the Battle of the Somme.