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End of Glory for Two “Icons”

End of Glory for Two “Icons”

How are the mighty fall­en, and the weapons of war per­ished!             —II Samuel 1:27

Item: St. George’s Chapel, Big­gin Hill, Kent, Dai­ly Mail, 4 January

 “With its mag­nif­i­cent stained-glass win­dows, it stands as a fit­ting memo­r­i­al to the Bat­tle of Britain pilots who gave their lives to save the nation from Nazi inva­sion. But the ornate­ly fur­nished chapel Sir Win­ston Churchill insist­ed should remain a ‘per­ma­nent shrine to the glo­ri­ous Few’ is to be closed down and board­ed up. Defy­ing the wartime leader’s express wish­es, defence chiefs have decreed that the £50,000-a-year cost of run­ning St.…

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