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Offline BenG

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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2010, 17:13:47 »
A few other structures outside the main technical site:







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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2010, 17:10:43 »
Type 22 Pillbox:



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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2010, 17:08:49 »
The receiver buried reserve:




Escape hatch:


Tower base:



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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2010, 17:06:37 »
This hexagonal pit would have had an Oerlikon 40mm light anti aircraft gun mounted in it.
This was a Swiss designed gun manufactured under licence in the UK during WW2.




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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2010, 17:02:43 »
A few more parts of this site:

Double Lewis Gun emplacement:






Single Lewis Gun emplacement:



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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2009, 22:26:23 »
Hopefully I`ve worked out how to post pics now !!

I thought these pics were of the Dunkirk site but now I`m not so sure ...I don`t remember there being a mast remaining !

I do remember the buildings in the other pics in this thread but I`m not sure if mine were as close as I seem to recall. They can`t have been to far as it was about 15 minutes drive from whitstable.

But who knows maybe my memory is playing tricks, it was 27 years ago ....oh god ! I`m getting old !













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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2009, 21:10:00 »
Type 55 Technical Block:

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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2009, 21:09:04 »
Standby Set House:





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Re: RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2009, 21:07:43 »
Transmiter Block:



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RAF Dunkirk, Canterbury
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2009, 21:06:03 »
Here are some photos of the site from a couple of years ago.
Still got a few bits to look at on this site too.

Receiver Block:






Some of the 4 mast bases around the Receiver Block:



 

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