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They Were All Young Men

Episode One - RAF Hawkinge - Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Season 1, Ep. 1

It is right and proper that episode one is recorded at the very heart of the Battle of Britain at a museum in the village of Hawkinge near Folkestone in Kent in the UK.

This was recorded with Dave Brocklehurst Chairman and curator - and recorded especially on the 42nd anniversary of the opening of the current site at Hawkinge.

Run and managed by Dave Brocklehurst MBE the museum is the world's largest museum of Battle of Britain exhibits, with planes, uniforms, uniforms, militaria and crashed and recovered engines, spars, fuselage and artifacts from over 700 recovered planes from both sides Allied and Axis forces.

Lovingly and compassionately built with a dedication many museums will fail to match, Hawkinge Battle of Britain Museum is of course in the heart of the actual original RAF Hawkinge first line airfield at the heart of the Battle of Britain.

If you listen and visit please say you heard this show. It is a fantastic site suitable for all the family - you will hear my son William also saying how much he enjoyed his visit.

Also take time prior to the visit to visit the Commonwealth War Graves section of Hawkinge Cemetery and visit the graves of young men on both sides who gave their lives for our futures.

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