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251 Blog: 1940 minefield incidents
I mentioned previously that I had found mention of an incident in the war diary of a Royal Engineers Field Company who oversaw many of the defensive preparations in my corner of Sussex in 1940.
11 June 2006
252 Blog: London defences
I spent the morning in London, inspecting some defence works, including the site of the Rotundras.
10 June 2006
253 Blog: The Royal Military Canal
I've got a few days off, so yesterday I decided to take advantage of the good weather. Hopping onto a train to Folkestone, I started cycling back towards Sussex along the Royal Military Canal, taking in the scenery and pillboxes along the way.
8 June 2006
254 Blog: Crouching viper, hidden dragon (tooth)...
As the weather was fine yesterday, I managed to get out to Cuckmere Haven again to check out an anti-tank wall.
5 June 2006
255 Blog: A second bite of a dragon's tooth
I finished the last blog with this photo of 20 blocks at Cuckmere Haven, but while I was processing the full-size image, I noticed what seems to be some writing on the end block that I had not noticed when I was actually there.
12 April 2006
256 Blog: Cuckmere Haven defences
Taking advantage of the relatively good weather, I took a trip out to Cuckmere Haven, a gap in the chalk cliffs between Eastbourne and Seaford where the Germans would have landed had Operation Sealion been given the go-ahead.
9 April 2006
257 Blog: The Long Man of Wilmington
As the weather for today was the best forecast for the weekend, I decided to jump on my bike and get out into the countryside again.
1 April 2006
258 Blog: Rickney Roadblock 2
Following on from yesterday's blog, this Type 25 "Armco" pillbox stands beside a rough track that leads to Pevensey Radar Station; see Subterranean Britannica for the history of this Chain Home Station.
20 March 2006
259 Blog: Rickney Roadblock
As the sun was shining all morning I decided to jump on my bike after lunch and get some exercise while taking in some anti-invasion defences in the locality; see my blog of 10 March.
19 March 2006
260 Blog: Invasion defences
I've just watched part 2 of Channel 4's documentary The Real Dad's Army, originally aired last Monday. The series so far has been very good, and I can't wait for the final part, which will look at the secret British resistance movement.
10 March 2006

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