April sees the centenary of the RAF, the world's first independence air force. To mark this anniversary we are publishing Michael Napier's magisterial new book, The Royal Air Force: A Centenary of Operations. If you have already got yourself a copy, or if you just want to get in the mood to celebrate this anniversary, then why not have a listen to our playlist that we think celebrates the history and spirit of the RAF.

 

Track list:

The Dam Busters March

Royal Air Force March Past

633 Squadron

Spitfire

White Cliffs of Dover

Aces High

Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines

The Battle of Britain (March)

Ride of the Valkyries

The Red Arrows

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C-Bone posted on 10 Apr 2018 19:09:50
I would also suggest It's the Only Only Way from WW I. I suppose it was originally an RFC song, but they continued to sing it in the RAF. For WW II, don't forget the Warsaw Concerto. The composer actually served in Bomber Command. He went on-and survived-the Nuremberg raid.

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