Local legion to honour Battle of Britain vets
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.