Royal Air Force 100 years of Service

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Royal Air Force 100 years of Service

Postby maggsy » 10 Jul 2018, 10:46

As we commemorate and celebrate a 100 years since to founding of the Royal Air Force.
Can we show our appreciation and pride in all those that have served over the last 100 years, can we also thank those that still serve us on a daily basis.
Remembering all those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice in the many branches of the RAF.

Winston Churchill
The gratitude of every home in our Island, in our Empire, and indeed throughout the world, except in the abodes of the guilty, goes out to the British airmen who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their constant challenge and mortal danger, are turning the tide of the World War by their prowess and by their devotion. Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. All hearts go out to the fighter pilots, whose brilliant actions we see with our own eyes day after day, but we must never forget that all the time, night after night, month after month, our bomber squadrons travel far into Germany, find their targets in the darkness by the highest navigational skill, aim their attacks, often under the heaviest fire, often with serious loss, with deliberate, careful discrimination, and inflict shattering blows upon the whole of the technical and war-making structure of the Nazi power. On no part of the Royal Air Force does the weight of the war fall more heavily than on the daylight bombers who will play an invaluable part in the case of invasion and whose unflinching zeal it has been necessary in the meanwhile on numerous occasions to restrain…

To the Royal Air Force its men and women from yesterday, today and tomorrow thank you
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Re: Royal Air Force 100 years of Service

Postby Neil Willis » 10 Jul 2018, 12:18

Indeed. 100 years of flying, and incredible technical advancement. The RAF punches above it's weight in the world, always has, and hopefully, always will.

We all owe a debt of gratitude to the brave souls who have fought and died in the name of freedom and democracy. Thanks to all that have served in whatever capacity.
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