"Go on, mention the war" Top 5 Page for this destination Dover Local Custom Tip by TheLongTone

Dover Local Customs: 8 reviews and 7 photos


You can't really avoid wars, particularly the 1938-45 brouhaha, in Dover. The town has always been of great strategic significance and reminders of Our Island Story are omnipresent, from the castle down to tea-towels celebrating the largely lamentable collection of aircraft the RAF entered WW2 with. (the Fairey Battle, indeed)

The photograph shown the scorecard for one of the huge German railway guns which bombarded Dover, creating the opportunity to build many of the much-loathed landmarks in the Dover of today. It's on the promenade.

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  • Updated Feb 9, 2010
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