U.S. and Royal Air Force officers commemorate the Battle of Britain
Royal Air Force Lt. Col. James Radley, an Air Command and Staff College student, sets a piano ablaze during the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain Sept. 11, 2015, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. American Airmen, international partners and Royal Air Force officers participated in the piano burning to commemorate the Battle of Britain, an air campaign conducted by the German Luftwaffe against the United Kingdom in 1940. The Battle of Britain was the first victory over the Germans and served as a turning point in the war. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Culbert/Cleared)

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