February 2021 – Details to be announced. Each February the Choctaw Nation gathers to honor four cadets of the No. 1 British Flying Training School who crashed near Antlers, OK in February 1943 while on a training mission
In Spring 1941, the United Kingdom had already been at war with Germany for eighteen long months. With no end to hostilities in sight, the small island nation was in dire need of additional trained aircrews. Thanks to the Lend Lease Agreement, Britain turned to friends across the Atlantic –– and the No. 1 British Flying Training School in Terrell, Texas was born.
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