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RAF anniversaries

We regularly run campaigns to highlight key RAF anniversaries. On our anniversary sites, you'll find blogs, video interviews with RAF veterans and historic photographs.

Royal Air Force 100th anniversary

Discover how we are marking the centenary of the RAF and how you can show your support.


The Siege of Malta 75th anniversary

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


RAF Regiment 75th anniversary

Visit our site to explore the history of the Regiment, its squadrons and how it came to be founded.


The Guinea Pig Club

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


Battle of the Somme 100th anniversary

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


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

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


VE Day

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


Operation Manna

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



Visit our D-Day site to read our blogs and to watch our interviews with D-Day veterans Lee Wrake and John Bell MBE.


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.



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

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