City of Westminster in Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Bomber Command Memorial
The fighters are our salvation but the bombers alone provide the means of victory
Winston Churchill · September 1940
This memorial is dedicated to the 55,573 airmen from the United Kingdom British Commonwealth & Allied Nations who served in RAF Bomber Command & lost their lives over the course of the Second World War
Unveiled This Memorial
In the Year of her Diamond Jubilee
Of Those Alone Who
Have The Courage To Defend It
Principal benefactor of this memorial
8 March 2012
His Royal Highness
The Duke of Gloucester
on behalf of
Marshal of the Royal Air Force
Sir Michael Beetham
GCB CBE DFC AFC
The Bomber Command Association
4th May 2011
Was Made Possible by Principal Benefactor
Lord Ashcroft KCMG
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 51° 30.198′ N, 0° 8.939′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London. Memorial is at the intersection of Piccadilly and Duke of Wellington Place, on the left when traveling west on Piccadilly. Located in Green Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England W1J 7JZ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Bomber Command Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Queen’s Meadow (within shouting distance of this marker); The Memorial Gates (within shouting distance of this marker); New Zealand War Memorial (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Machine Gun Corps Memorial (about 120 meters away); Francis Barraud (about 120 meters away); Royal Aeronautical Society (about 150 meters away); Wellington Arch (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
Also see . . .
1. Bomber Command Memorial. (Submitted on June 2, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. RAF Bomber Command Memorial on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 2, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 2, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.