Bat­tle of Bri­tain cer­e­mony Sun­day

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a commemorative cer­e­mony for the 78th anniversary of the bat­tle of bri­tain takes place Sun­day. the cer­e­mony will in­clude a pa­rade con­sist­ing of a 30-per­son flight from 22 Wing/cfb North bay, mem­bers from the Royal cana­dian le­gion branch 23, the 422 Royal cana­dian air force as­so­ci­a­tion, 406 Royal cana­dian air force al­liance and 547 canuck Royal cana­dian air cadets Squadron. Veter­ans will be in at­ten­dance and there will be a wreath-lay­ing cer­e­mony. the cer­e­mony takes place at 1 p.m. at memo­rial park on first av­enue. in the event of in­clement weather, the cer­e­mony will be held in­side at the le­gion. the bat­tle of bri­tain was fought in the sum­mer of 1940 when the Royal air force and the Royal cana­dian air force con­fronted the ger­man luft­waffe on a daily ba­sis un­til the al­lies claimed vic­tory on Sept. 15, 1940.

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