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World War Two

Remembrance is so important, it transcends everything

For Bomber Command veteran Jack Watson Remembrance Sunday has always been a day of quiet reflection. So this year will be no different, despite the COVID-19 restrictions…

8 November 2020

Second World War veteran honoured with Special Recognition award

Former Bomber Command pilot George Dunn has been honoured with a special award at the eighth annual RAF Benevolent Fund awards. The 98-year-old was given the Special…

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…

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.

Spitfire ace Allan Scott – a tribute

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.

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Peenemünde raid – 77 years on

Seventy-seven years ago one of the lesser known but perhaps most important Bomber Command raids of the Second World War took place. The raid on Peenemünde, credited with…

17 August 2020