By Pam Dray

Folkestone, a port city situated at the English Channel, has an engaging heritage and has skilled many adjustments over the centuries. Folkestone in the course of the a while info these adjustments, from the overdue 1700s via to the current day, together with the arrival of the railway within the early 1800s and the well-known seafront because it moved clear of being a spot of vacation leisure and a departure aspect for cross-Channel ferries. It additionally good points the various advancements that have been led to because of bomb harm from the second one international conflict. Folkestone performed an important half in getting many tens of hundreds of thousands of servicemen and girls over to France through the moment international conflict. during this 70th anniversary 12 months of the top of the warfare, the writer has committed a piece on the finish of this ebook to a couple of the courageous women and men who fought, and died, in either international Wars.

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