Deception and decoys ahead of D-Day
5 June 2014 Last updated at 09:43 BST
Seventy years ago Kent and Sussex were at the heart of a phoney war - a key element of the D-Day invasion.
The aim was to con German commanders into believing they would be attacked across the Dover Straits, and the plan was carried out using a highly secret and elaborate series of deceptions, hoaxes and decoys, known as Operation Fortitude.
Robin Gibson reports.