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What is to say I've been tramping the Thames and other parts to take photo's of the remaining pillboxes left from the Second World War apart from the Nant-Y-Gro Dam which was used as for a test in the Dambusters raid.

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It's an emplacement, if you go past on the train you can see the holdfast bolts still there. Try as I might I find it hard to get a good photo.

Think we all done that as kids

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So beschmiert, wie auf diesem Foto, sieht das jetzt nicht mehr aus. Es wurde gesäubert und hat einen neuen Anstrich bekommen. Hoffentlich bleibt es so!

There are only a few in that area and they cover the Bridge nearby. The strategic area was from Applford Common down to Abingdon and the Sulham Valley.

PS. A Black Watch Regiment and later an American regiment were based at Gaddesby (Paske) Hall.

you are no fun ... i want to use a scythe ...

Sorry but I don't have a clue I suspect it was something to do with either flooding or emptying the Anti-tank ditch thar ran round here. That pillbox most likly covered a footpath. Check the map I have made you might be able to make more sense of it from that. There is a Houseing estate behind me in this photo which was not there is the war. http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=214270542788652481015.00047ee2125cf60a9ee4b&hl=en&ie=UTF8&t=h&z=10

I suspect it was a type 28 twin but as to how it was distroyed I could not say but most of them in the area show signs of being used for target practice.

Afraid so though I did not look at the vent.

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