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News Archive for June, 2010

Shoreham ‘twins’ with Dover!

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

In partnership with the Dover War Memorial Project, the Museum has loaned some Battle of Britain related relics for display in the Dover Public Library.

Dover Public Library

Added to the display are accounts of some of Dover’s ‘Few’, including Pilot Officer Keith Gillman and Sergeant Pilot David Kirton.

Dover Public Library

To find out more about the Dover War Memorial Project, or if you have stories or personal experiences of wartime Dover and its war heroes, then please visit the website at www.doverwarmemorialproject.org.uk/

Summer 2010 Gazette

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

The latest all colour edition of ‘Friends of The Few’ has gone out to Museum Club members. Contents include:

  • Tribute to the late ‘Stapme’ Stapleton
  • Poignant account of a letter written by the widow of one of ‘The Few’
  • Schnellbomber News – the cockpit ‘takes pride of place’
  • ‘The Rocketeer’ – Sgt Pigden takes part in the first rocket strike on land
  • Picture montage of the Museum pilot signing event
  • Visit to the Museum by ex-Luftwaffe ‘ace’ Hans-Ekkehard Bob
  • A small boys recollection of a Battle of Britain incident
  • Museum news and activities

Summer 2010 Gazette