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Discussion in 'Military History' started by GRW, Jan 4, 2004.

  1. GRW

    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    Me too! I would go with the covered reservoir theory myself.
     
  2. T. A. Gardner

    T. A. Gardner Genuine Chief

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    Or maybe the last owner of the house was the real thing like in the Brenden Frasier movie Blast From the Past?
     
  3. GRW

    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    I read an article in one of the papers yesterday that Berlin's Teufelsberg is to be excavated by archaeologists, but I can't seem to find it online.
    Here's a Wikipedia link though
    www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teufelsberg
     
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    Skipper Kommodore

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    The Devil's Mountain rubble mounds. I'm affraid the building is heavily vandalized by now. I'll try to find details, but I remember reading that it would cost a fortune to fix it.
     
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    Many thanks to all who signed the online petition preserving the grade 2 listed pillbox in Surrey, it looks like people power WON!.

    Final decision "REFUSE" 20/6/07

    When in Guildford a couple of weeks ago a friend visited the offices and was informed by a young lady on planning that "never was a subject more talked about in their department!"
     
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    von Poop Waspish WW2|ORG Editor

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    Erich Alte Hase

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    from my little families part of Germany still residing in Heusweiler, a very important work with the findings of a Me 262 being dug out of the Bayern countryside shot down by a 9th AF P-47 pilot of the 358th fg on 8 of April 45.

    Startseite.

    E ~ [​IMG]
     
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    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    Nice one, Erich!
     
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    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    This might be more interesting to some of our Great War buffs-
    New season's dig due to start on Western Front
    Plugstreet
     
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    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    Martin Bull Acting Wg. Cdr

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    So a relic of the Battle of Britain is about to make way for....Costco.

    Sums it all up really, doesn't it ? :rolleyes:
     
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    I absolutely love old installations from the Nuke depot at Pease SAC base to the old Roman forts and medieval hill towns of Italy. It is also fun performing military archaelogical digs at estate and yard sales;)
     
  14. GRW

    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    Great stuff- got any pics?
     
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    urqh Tea drinking surrender monkey

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    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    Hey, that's good to know! Were you ever in the Troywood complex in Fife, or the Cultybraggan bunker in Perthshire?
    Come to think of it, the guys at Subterranea Britannica would be very glad to hear from you.
     
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    Erich Alte Hase

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    another aviation quiz coming up gents/ladies, straight from Austria. Been contact with a friend for the last who knows how many days. something very interesting from the LW side they he and his team are pulling out of the ground scattered far and wide

    more to come.... may start a separate thread
     
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    GRW Pillboxologist WW2|ORG Editor

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    Erich,
    Did you start another thread for this? I've been a way for a while so I want to catch up.

    On another point, I've just found out about this organisation concerned with military archaeology. Icofort -   IcoFort
    Seems the powers that be are taking this branch of archaeology more seriously these days. Keep checking the site, since they seem to be about to migrate to a new server.
     
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    Hey these links are great. I will definetely keep checking. Thanks for adding the links Gordon and Erich.
     

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