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Battle of Britain Memorial

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The National Memorial to the Few at Capel-le-Ferne, on the famous white cliffs between Dover and Folkestone, on the Kent coast in the South East of England, is dedicated to the aircrew who flew and fought in one of the most crucial victories in British history.
The memorial itself inspires reflection and respect on the bravery shown by the aircrew - fewer than 3,000 men - who flew, fought and sometimes died to keep Britain free from Hitler's invasion force.
At the back of the site the Christopher Foxley-Norris Memorial Wall lists the names of all those who took part in the Battle, while a replica Spitfire and Hurricane stand nearby as a reminder of the machines they flew to victory.
More information can be found at the http://www.battleofbritainmemorial.org/the-memorial/ website.
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About the Author

About Andy Brazier (betheyn)
FROM: ENGLAND - SOUTH EAST, UNITED KINGDOM

I started modelling in the 70's with my Dad building Airfix aircraft kits. The memory of my Dad and I building and painting a Avro Lancaster on the kitchen table will always be with me. I then found a friend who enjoyed building models, and between us I think we built the entire range of 1/72 Airfi...


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Nice one Andy, I must make a point of visiting this.
SEP 24, 2010 - 11:00 PM