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Offline bromptonboy

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Re: Chatham Station
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2017, 12:20:05 »
Ref Conan`s comment of size. Not all anti tank blocks were the smaller pimples or dragons teeth. Some were very substantial lumps of concrete approaching 5 feet high and with four sides of about 5 feet each, making them 20 feet round. There were also round blocks of similar proportions.

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Re: Chatham Station
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2017, 00:07:12 »
They seem a bit large for anti tank blocks, using the map ruler they seem to be about 8 feet in diameter.
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Re: Chatham Station
« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2017, 15:01:30 »
Interestingly, they seem to line up with the subject of this post:

http://www.kenthistoryforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=19433.0


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Re: Chatham Station
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2017, 13:32:07 »
This might help.

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Re: Chatham Station
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2017, 11:57:17 »
I think the blocks would be heading towards New Road/A2, across Victoria Gardens to the east of Fort Pitt.

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Re: Chatham Station
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2017, 11:07:02 »
Can`t work out this photo, can you give a landmark such as the Alexander pub or even the Maidstone rd please.
(I'm assuming its Chatham railway stn).

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Chatham Station
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2017, 21:16:19 »
Can't find any reference to this on the forum. What appear to be anti-tank obstacles near Chatham Station.

 

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