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New bust unveiled - tribute to Battle of Britain visionary

A special ceremony was held for the unveiling

A tribute to one of the most visionary leaders of World War Two has been unveiled at the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne in Kent. The bust of Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding, who led Fighter Command through 1940, was unveiled by Prince of Michael of Kent. John Ryall reports.

The interviewees are the sculptor, Will Davies; Richard Hunting from The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust; and Wing Commander Paul Farnes DFM, a Battle of Britain fighter-pilot.

The statue is at the Battle of Britain memorial