80 years on, radar tribute highlights that it was more than the flying few who won the Battle of Britain
On this Battle of Britain Day, the RAF Benevolent Fund is shining a spotlight on the unsung heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice 80 years ago.
All at the RAF Benevolent Fund are saddened to hear of the passing of one of the last Spitfire aces of the Second World War, Squadron Leader Allan Scott DFM.
The late Fred Hammond was just a teenager during WWII when Hitler switched tactics and began to rain bombs down on British cities. In this blog, Fred described what it was like to live in London during the Blitz.
While Fighter Command took on the Luftwaffe over Britain and the Channel, the airmen of Bomber Command were flying missions over Fortress Europe.
A train driver from Baillieston is gearing up to support the RAF Benevolent Fund, the RAF's leading welfare charity.
An RAF veteran from Wisbech recently cycled 46 miles from Downham Market to Sandringham and back to raise money for the RAF Benevolent Fund.
Stan, who has died aged 97, was always humble about his contribution to the war effort, insisting he was 'just doing his job' but we remember his bravery and selflessness.
The Hardest Day – the name given to 18 August 1940 – was the day that saw the largest number of casualties in a single day throughout the entire Battle of Britain, and it was one of the largest aerial engagements in history.
Everyone has trouble sleeping from time to time and the coronavirus pandemic has, understandably, disrupted sleep for many.
Thanks to a grant from the RAF Benevolent Fund autistic Yian now has support from specially trained assistance dog Coco.