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Rudely but deeply they laboured, and their labour stand till now.
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Re: South Foreland Battery
« Reply #4 on: March 03, 2009, 21:04:21 »
What are these?

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Re: South Foreland Battery
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2008, 20:01:27 »
A couple more bits from South Foreland. Sorry pictures aren't that great, it was getting late in the day and couldn't be bothered with the tripod.

The AA gun pit:

The Engine Room:

Oil Store:

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Re: South Foreland Battery
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2008, 08:46:57 »
I have asked on another forum but didn't really have a satisfactory answer. Why are there two large shelters at South Foreland, one well away from the guns, and why two plotting rooms?

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South Foreland Battery
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2008, 16:03:04 »
A couple of pics while the battery here was in use.  The second picture shows on of the deep shelter entrances.


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