It is more than three quarters of a century since the RAF took on the might of the Luftwaffe in the skies over Dover.
But time has not diminished the significance of that battle nor the desire of recent generations to pay homage to those who did so much to keep our island free.
At the weekend, once again, crowds gathered to pay respects to those who took part in the Battle of Britain.
From Capel le Ferne, Jenna Verdicchio reports.
Jenna spoke to Richard Hunting, Chairman of the Battle of Britain Memorial Trust and Bridie Wakeford, Cadet Warrant Officer.