Keith Park statue Defender of London, "Skipper" Air Marshal RAF

18th August 1940 Battle of Britain the Hardest Day

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1940 The Hardest Day: WW2 Battle of Britain

The German Luftwaffe, put everything into trying to destroy RAF Fighter Command. More losses of planes on both sides than any other day, more ariel engagements than history had ever faced in the past. Keith Park Air Chief Marshal otherwise known as “Skipper”, “Defender of London” took part in the Hardest Day He had also been a WW1 flying Ace.

Keith Park statue Defender of London, "Skipper" Air Marshal RAF
Keith Park statue Defender of London, “Skipper” Air Marshal RAF
The Emblem for RAF Fighter Command. Battle of Britain monument by Paul Day Located on the Embankment
The Emblem for RAF Fighter Command. Battle of Britain monument by Paul Day. Located on the Embankment

 

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