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Eleanor Wadsworth – a tribute

One of the last surviving 'Spitfire women' Eleanor Wadsworth has passed away, aged 103.

Baton relay takes Hardest Day Challenge halfway around the world

Military personnel deployed across the Middle East and the USA have undertaken a baton relay to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain while raising…

Battle of Britain: Unearthing the stories of those who served

As we mark the 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain Day at former Chain Home radar site, Bawdsey Radar in Suffolk, we remember all of those who served behind the scenes…

A partnership through the ages: Lockheed Martin and the RAF Benevolent Fund

As we commemorate the contribution of the many, as well as The Few during the Battle of Britain, we should also remember the many included thousands of factory workers…

Poignant flypast to honour Battle of Britain 80: The Blades take to the skies in aid of the Fund

Last week, the Blades marked this year's Battle of Britain Day by flying over former RAF sector stations that played an essential role in defending our skies during the…

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.