Battle of Britain talks and book signing with Dilip Sarkar NOW CANCELLED

Event details

Date:

19th September, 2021

Time:

1.00pm – 4.00pm

Venue:

St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance

Cost:

Free with museum admission

Battle of Britain talks and book signing with Dilip Sarkar NOW CANCELLED

Join bestselling author and historian Dilip Sarkar MBE as he delivers uniquely illustrated presentations at St George’s RAF Chapel of Remembrance.

The talks will feature two of his books, ‘Battle of Britain 1940: The Finest Hour’s Human Cost’, and ‘Sailor’ Malan – Freedom Fighter: The Inspirational Story of a Spitfire Ace. Both titles commemorate the Battle of Britain’s 80th anniversary.

Amongst the stories in ‘Battle of Britain 1940’ is that of Aircraftsman 1st class John Joseph Jackson, a member of 610 ‘County of Chester’ Squadron’s spitfire groundcrew. He was sadly killed when Biggin Hill was bombed on 30th August 1940.

Programme for the day:

1-2pm: Battle of Britain 1940: The Finest Hour’s Human Cost

2:30pm: Group Captain ‘Sailor’ Malan – Freedom Fighter

Followed by book signing

Tickets are free with the price of museum admission ticket. Booking is needed.