Number 11 Fighter Group Operations Room

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Reference WMO263138

Address:

Battle of Britain Bunker

Wren Avenue

Uxbridge

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Stone of remembrance
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Marks the underground bunker from which the Battle of Britain was directed.
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NO. 11 FIGHTER GROUP/ ROYAL AIR FORCE/ OPERATIONS ROOM/ 1939-1946/ BENEATH THIS STONE IS THE SITE/ OF THE UNDERGROUND OPERATIONS ROOM/ FROM WHICH THE GREATER PART OF THE HURRICANE & SPITFIRE/ SQUADRONS WERE CONTROLLED/ DURING THE/ BATTLE OF BRITAIN./ DURING THIS EPIC BATTLE THESE/ SQUADRONS SHOT DOWN OVER 1300 OF/ THE 1753 ENEMY AIRCRAFT DESTROYED./ THIS GREAT ACHIEVEMENT CONTRIBUTED/ LARGELY TO OUR ULTIMATE SUCCESS AND/ SURVIVAL AND INSPIRED / SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL'S/ NOW FAMOUS WORDS/ "NEVER IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN CONFLICT/ WAS SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW"

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