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The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh open Battle of Britain Memorial Trust ‘The Wing’

Her Majesty, accompanied by her husband HRH, The Duke of Edinburgh, visited the National Memorial to the Few in Capel-le-Ferne to open The Wing building, dedicated to Churchill’s famous “Few” who fought in the skies overhead to keep this country free from invasion.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh open Battle of Britain Memorial Trust ‘The Wing’On Thursday 26th March, The Queen opened the new visitor centre near Folkestone before unveiling statues at Canterbury Cathedral to mark the Diamond Jubilee. Situated on the famous white cliffs between Dover and Folkestone in Kent, The Wing Memorial site is dedicated to Churchill’s “Few” who fought in the skies overhead to keep the country free from invasion. Continue reading