British Royal Family marks 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

September 17, 2020

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In a heartfelt homage to the fighters, the royal family quoted the words of the late Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who once said of the Battle: ‘Never has so much been owed by so many to so few.’

The Prince of Wales…shared his own homage…

It read: ‘Today on Battle of Britain Day, we remember all who bravely fought to protect our country in the Battle of Britain, eighty years ago.”

…Britain’s defiance came at a cost. From an estimated crew of 3,000 pilots, roughly half survived the four-month battle…

The losses were heavy, but the Germans…lost more.

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