The War Memorial at Northolt honours the Polish airmen who served with the RAF.
Scenes for the Bond Films Goldfinger, Thunderball and Octopussy were filmed at Northolt.
The WW2 hangar at RAF Northolt was used for the opening sequence in Octopussy (1983).
The first wave of German Vergeltungswaffe 1 "Vengeance Weapon", known to Brits as the doodlebug, was launched at London in June 1944. At peak, more than one hundred V-1s a day were fired at south-east England and some dropped on Hayes.
In 1944 two of the more powerful V2s fell on Hayes, one on 21st October and the other on 7th December.
In 2009 George visited the
situated on the Baltic Coast of north Germany, where the guided V-weapons had been built and launched.
Photos show a V1 flying bomb on a launch pad and a V2 wartime take-off bound for London.
Photo right shows a V2, with George in foreground.
Bottom photo: 111 Squadron Hawker Hurricanes at Northolt.