Despite Operation Stack, which has meant a difficult drive to the event for many, the 2015 event is proving to be the best War & Peace ever.
Today and tomorrow, 25th. & 26th. promise to be very special with World War One Dogfights overhead and World War Two Spitfire, Hurricane and Dakota of the Battle of Britain Flight performing on Saturday as well.
Spectacular Battle Re-enactments, wonderful period entertainment, thousands of military vehicles, a mass of stalls and outlets where almost anything military is on show or for sale and a whole World War Two village where you can join in
and feel the atmosphere of 1940 with air raid wardens and home guard patrols, air raid sirens. Many visitors dress for the event in vintage clothing. You won’t need a time machine to taste the fear and excitement of those far off days when “Britain stood alone, in the breach”,
These are a few of our pictures taken at War & Peace Yesterday – We shall be there again today and tomorrow looking for stories for the magazines. There will be a big feature in the September issue and other articles and pictures in editions that follow,
Rye’s Own Bulletin 25 July 2015
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