John Choat was a 20 year-old in 226 Squadron of RAF Stradishall when the great storm hit the East coast. He remembers going to the rescue of the emergency services when the flood waters began to rise outside Felixstowe.
"We ran out of sand so we had to fill our bags with mud," he said.
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