Dambusters: 70th anniversary

War veterans and air cadets have gathered in Herne Bay where one of the Dambuster bombs were tested in 1943. It's the 70th anniversary of the raid on a series of dams in Germany.

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Herne Bay: 1943 remembered

70 years on from the raid on dams Credit: ITV Meridian

War veterans and air cadets gathered in Herne Bay where Dambuster bouncing bombs were tested in 1943. It marked the 70th anniversary of the raid on a series of dams in Germany.

We speak to: Eyewitness David Birch; Flt Lt Jim Eldridge O/C 312 City of Canterbury Squadron; air cadets Leigha Green and Sam Sinclair.

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