In 1965 the 25th anniversary of the Battle was marked by the issue of a set of Battle of Britain stamps. However the issue was not without … Read More
The Battle of Britain Monument in London is a superb monument to The Few - commemorating those people who took part in this vital battle of the Second World War.
The Monument is outdoor, free and open 24 hours per day. It is usually lit up at night. See here for its location next to the Thames.
This website provides information about the Battle of Britain, the airmen, who took part, the history and description of the Monument and related information.
Search for biographies of the airmen by name, or details of specific planes or battle details if detailed in this site.
About the Monument
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About the Battle
The Battle of Britain, dates and definition, causes and history. Read More
2,937 British and Allied airmen were awarded the Battle of Britain clasp. Read More
Visiting the Monument?
Visitor Information. The monument is sited on the Victoria Embankment in London, England. Read More
Description of the scenes
All the scenes on the monument celebrate key parts of the battle, not just the airmen, but also the support crews and civilians. Read the descriptions here
Battle of Britain Paintings
The war artist Paul Nash made many paintings during the Battle and the website has an exhaustive study of them. Read More