Lo­cal le­gion to hon­our Bat­tle of Bri­tain vets

Truro Daily News - - COLCHESTER COUNTY -

TRURO, N.S. – Pi­lots who fought for free­dom in the skies are be­ing honoured in a cer­e­mony next week to mark 79 years since the Bat­tle of Bri­tain.

Mem­bers from the Air Force As­so­ci­a­tion of Canada’s 102 Wing and the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion will march to the ceno­taph at Civic Square on Sept. 15.

The Bat­tle of Bri­tain was one of many ma­jor air cam­paigns fought by British and Al­lied air forces dur­ing the Sec­ond World War.

The cer­e­mony in Truro starts at 1 p.m. A re­cep­tion will then be held at the AFAC build­ing at 22 Cot­tage St, af­ter the ser­vice.

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