Category Archives: History

Polish War Memorial – Update

Thanks to David Wimble and his team at 'The Looker' (see links) the identity of the person responsible for the construction and upkeep of the little memorial at Dungeness (and as it transpires others on the 'Marsh') has been revealed. … Continue reading

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Brenzett Aero Museum

Brenzett Aero Museum is some 5 miles from Dungeness and is located in former WW2 buildings on what was a 300 acre site developed as an advanced landing ground in September 1943.   The first aircraft to use the base were … Continue reading

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Polish Memorial – update 2

The above photos are of the recently resurrected memorial to the two Polish Spitfire pilots.   But who is responsible for going to all this trouble?   No one seems to know.  As previous posts have indicated there are a great number … Continue reading

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Polish Pilots Memorial

It looks as though the MOD (Ministry of Defence) are willing to assist in getting the memorial re-established but it does look as though someone has been affecting local repairs – and we would like to know who it is … Continue reading

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Polish Pilots Memorial – updat

There has been a fantastic response to the original blog regarding the destruction of the little memorial for two Polish Spitfire pilots lost in the area during the war – and not just the many hundreds who have viewed the … Continue reading

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Polish Memorial

First an apology to those who read the initial post re alleged vandalism of the memorial. We have received instant responses from many – and with kind offers to help recreate a new site.    It transpires the Polish Embassy were unaware … Continue reading

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Sacrilege

A sad victim of our recent bad weather we had here on Boxing Day memorial to two Polish pilots, P/O Boguslaw Mierzwa & P/O Mieczyslaw Waskiewicz both of 303 (Polish) Sqn RAF, who gave their lives to enable us to … Continue reading

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France getting nearer

  Is it the EU creeping up on the UK to finally swallow this little Island up? The picture does seem to indicate France is getting a little close.   Must admit the coastal outline has never been so clear or … Continue reading

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Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Seems this has been left in draft form since April! If you can view it should be a 'trip on the railway' and for more recent visitors to the site this is the smallest public railway in the world.  

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Polish pilots memorial

Situated just a few hundred yards beyond the car park adjacent to the light railway cafe and unnoticed by many is a simple  memorial to two RAF airmen who gave their lives during World War 2.   In this case it is a memorial … Continue reading

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