Welcome to the GAR Battle of Britain Microsite

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Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary

NOV 20 2010
Battle of Britain 70th: Remembering Our Debt - Kent's Battle of Britain Memorial

One of the United Kingdom's finest memorials to the men and women who served their country during the Battle of Britain can be found at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent. Elliott Marsh pays a visit to this remarkable cliff top memorial to pay his respects.

NOV 13 2010
Battle of Britain 70th: Battle of Britain on TV - Reviewed

With the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain being the last major anniversary where a large number of Battle veterans will be with us, television companies clearly wanted to mark the anniversary in a comprehensive way. What's more, says Mark Broadbent, they did a fine job.

OCT 23 2010
Battle of Britain 70th: A London Pilgrimage

With the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain in mind, Paul Dunn paid a visit to Central London, to see how the city commemorates this momentous time in its history.

OCT 02 2010
Battle of Britain 70th: Seek and Destroy - 41(R) Sqn marks the Battle of Britain's 70th

Many events, displays and commemorations have taken place to mark the Battle of Britain's 70th anniversary this year, but one squadron in particular has done more than most to remember its heritage as a participant in those momentous days of 1940. Gareth Stringer reports.

SEP 25 2010
Battle of Britain 70th: Lest we Forget - Impressions of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

There are few stronger symbols of the gratitude we owe those who fought for the Royal Air Force 70 years ago than our own Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and this year GAR has been granted special access to see the team preparing for, and playing its central part in, the UK airshow season. Gareth Stringer reports.

SEP 04 2010
Battle of Britain 70th: GAR launches Battle of Britain 70th microsite.

Starting today, and running throughout September, Global Aviation Resource is launching a microsite with the sole preserve of running a special series of features to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

SEP 04 2010
Battle of Britain 70th: The Few - The Battle of Britain Seventy Years On.

Seventy years ago this year Britain faced the first very real threat of invasion since Napoleonic times. GAR is honoured that acknowledged expert on the Battle of Britain, Dilip Sarkar MBE FRHistS BA(Hons), has very kindly agreed to share some of the stories accrued during his many meetings with veterans of the Battle.