BE2 in flight

Events at Stow Maries

Sunday Lecture Programme - With Eric Simonelli


2 raids on London were diverted to Kent due to bad weather. On 13th June the Gotha bombers reached London and caused devastation, including the Poplar school where 18 children died.

Included in this talk will be the 2 diverted raids on Kent, Folkestone and Sheerness. Folkestone was devastated with a death toll of 95 killed and 195 injured. The London raid was even more devastating with a death toll of 162 and 432 injured.

Be prepared for some emotional stories of those who were affected.