RCAF remembers the valour of “The Few”


On Sunday, September 15, 1940, the decisive engagement of the Battle of Britain took place in the skies over southeast England.

“The Crucible of War: 1939-1945”, the third volume of the official history of the Royal Canadian Air Force, describes how the day unfolded.

“On Sunday, 15 September—the high point of the battle by most accounts . . . the Germans launched an attack on London by 123 bombers, escorted by over 650 fighters.” Read the rest of the article . . .