Sound File: The village at the end of WW2 and the building of the Cold War radar sites.
An extract from an interview with Geoff Cant about life in the village at the end of WW2: wartime bakery, restoring East Valley Farm, the building of the RAF camp and the new Leathercote Point radar installations. Also the day the Russian Fleet passed by and hiding Mrs Crabb in the village.
Interviewer: Frances Campbell
Photograph from St Margaret’s Village archive: The Rotor radar station under construction in the 1950’s
Date of creation2016
Date of coverage1945-55
PlaceSt Margaret's at Cliffe
LicenseCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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