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Thread: Strongpoint Corbiere, Jersey -February, 2010

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    Strongpoint Corbiere, Jersey -part 1

    First stop on a break away in the sunny (but chilly) Channel Islands

    German WW2 Observation Tower (converted into a self-catering apartment!)






















    More to follow.....
    Lb :jimlad:

    Think we're gonna need a bigger boat

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    Strongpoint Corbiere, Jersey -part 2

    German WW2 Bunkers

















































    A few of the Lighthouse











    Thanks for looking :)
    Lb :jimlad:

    Think we're gonna need a bigger boat

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    Fantastic buildings and set of photos - really want to go out there.

    What's the lowest cost way of getting to the Channel Islansds (short of swimming)?

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    Absolutely Awesome Photos...particularly love the picture looking down the gun barrel.

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    very nice bunkers, i will have to get over there sometime!

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    Fabulous stuff, Lb. I love that the observation tower is now a holiday apartment!
    I really must get over there at some point...tis not a million miles away.
    Great pics. :)
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    Very nice pics. Brings back some memories, we spent our honeymoon there in 1970. Most of those places were derelict and we still have the entrenching tool we bought to access some.
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    Chris -flew over with Aurigny from Stansted (only 1 hour flight, loads of leg room and choice of complimentary drink and snack!!!)

    Thanks for the kind comments everyone! :)
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    Excellent post Lightbouy, It's nice to see some of the other sides efforts for a change. The Germans do a good line in menacing pillboxes as opposed to our quaint little polygons.
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    Ooooooooooooooh this brings back memories Lb. :) went to Jersey with the school back in 1977 and I was on at the driver of the coach to stop so we could have a look around, but he wouldn't. :( They look in excellent condition, and love the observation tower now as an apartment. What views they have. :)

    Nice work Lb, the bunker looks great. :)

    Cheers,

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