Global  

Tributes to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Video Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Duration: 00:57s - Published
Tributes to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Tributes to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Tributes and commemorations will take place across the UK on Tuesday to markthe 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, despite limitations caused bythe coronavirus crisis.

Special exhibitions from the Imperial War Museum, aradar-based light show and the addition of several “unusual” new sites to theNational Heritage List will celebrate the contributions of those involved.

TheBattle of Britain was a major air campaign fought in the skies over the UK in1940 and was the first battle in history fought entirely in the air.


You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Battle of Britain Battle of Britain Waged between German and British air forces during WW2

Battle of Britain:  Flypast at Westminster Abbey [Video]

Battle of Britain: Flypast at Westminster Abbey

A Hurricane and three Spitfires carry out a flypast to mark the 80thanniversary of the Battle of Britain after a memorial service at WestminsterAbbey. This year’s service, which is the venue’s first since lockdown, sawattendance significantly reduced and social distancing measures in place for79 invited guests. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was among the guests at theservice, as well Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Marshal of the Royal AirForce Lord Stirrup, representing the Prince of Wales.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:51Published
PM gives reading at Battle of Britain service [Video]

PM gives reading at Battle of Britain service

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given a reading at a memorial service marking 80 years since the Battle of Britain. The service, held at Westminster Abbey, was the venue's first major event since lockdown. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:05Published
Flypast marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain [Video]

Flypast marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Westminster Abbey has held a memorial service marking 80 years since the Battle of Britain, in the venue's first major event since lockdown. A flypast took place after the service, with a Hurricane and three Spitfires flying over central London. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 00:48Published
Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service [Video]

Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Keir Starmer arrive at a Service of Thanksgiving for the victory gained in the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:00Published

Imperial War Museum Imperial War Museum military museum in London

Century of refugee plight highlighted in London exhibition [Video]

Century of refugee plight highlighted in London exhibition

The Imperial War Museum is featuring objects and art, which tell the stories of some of the millions of people who have had to escape conflict or persecution.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:21Published

Related news from verified sources

Radar lightshow to mark 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

A variety of tributes and commemorations are taking place across the UK to mark the 80th anniversary...
Belfast Telegraph - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.com


Red Arrows mark Battle of Britain anniversary over Guernsey

The Red Arrows trailed red, white and blue as they soared over Guernsey to mark the 80th anniversary...
Belfast Telegraph - Published


Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

Battle of Britain heroes ‘should be celebrated whatever your politics’, says Second World War veteran [Video]

Battle of Britain heroes ‘should be celebrated whatever your politics’, says Second World War veteran

A 97-year-old former radar operative has said the heroes of the Battle ofBritain deserve to be celebrated “whatever your politics are”. Kath McLeodjoined the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:03Published