Aircraft used in WWII to defend against German air raids are flown annually to commemorate the Battle of Britain
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SLATE INFORMATION: Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
AEROPLANES - R.A.F. and Naval Massed formations fly over London to commemorate the "Battle of Britain" - seen silhouetted against war-scarr London. Lord Tedder, wife and son, seen watching from Air Ministry roof. A lone Hurricane seen to symbolise "The Finest Hour"
BATTLE OF BRITAIN ANNIVERSARY Massed formations of planes fly over heart of London to commemorate the Battle of Britain, Lord Tedder and wife and son seen watching from Air Ministry roof. A lone Hurricane seen symbolising "Our Finest Hour"
FIELD MARSHALL MONTGOMERY Field-Marshal Lord Montgomery meets Mayor of Edinhoven at Portsmouth to pay tribute to British troops who fought for freedom of Holland. Speaks on purpose of ceremony. "Torch of Freedom" is lit - handed to paratrooper - veteran of arnhem who it to travel with it across to the Continent
PARACHUTES Paratrooper (veteran of Arnhem) seen receiving Torch of Freedom to carry it across Channel-Seen going aboard naval vessel
LORD TEDDER With wife and son watching the massed formations of planes flying over London to Commemorate "Battle of Britain" anniversary
TORCH "Torch of Freedom" handed to paratrooper - veteran of Arnhe who will carry it across Channel along path of liberation
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Background: Aircraft used in WWII to defend against German air raids are flown annually to commemorate the Battle of Britain