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Anti-aircraft Battery Carlton

Anti-aircraft Battery Carlton

This heavy anti-aircraft battery was built during World War 2. It's armanant composed of four 3.7 inch (94 mm) Bofors pieces.
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Anti-aircraft Battery Olmen

Anti-aircraft Battery Olmen

This German anti-aircraft battery consisted of seven 10,5cm guns (of whom 4 modern SK/C 32 pieces) and is located near the German coastal battery Heerenduin.
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Anti-aircraft Battery Sud Ost

Anti-aircraft Battery Sud Ost

This German anti-aircraft battery consisted of four 10,5 cm guns of the type SK/C 32.

http://www.ww2museums.com/article/5980
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The Needles -  Old Battery

The Needles - Old Battery

This Victorian coastal battery was used during World War 2 as observation point for the 'New battery'. It's main armanant composed of anti-aircraft guns.

The battery today: It is currently opened to the public.

Website:www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-theneedlesoldbattery
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Upton anti-aircraft battery

Upton anti-aircraft battery

Site of WW2 anti-aircraft battery
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Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery at Maker Heights

Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery at Maker Heights

Towards the left of the photo are the huts providing accommodation for the 80 or more soldiers manning the battery; these make use of an eighteenth century redoubt. There are four gun emplacements laid out in a horse-shoe arrangement, each surrounded by an earthwork. Behind these is a rectangular building which is the site command post; on either side of this building are two later gun emplacem...
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Chadwell Heath Anti Aircraft Battery

Chadwell Heath Anti Aircraft Battery

The Chadwell Heath Anti Aircraft Battery was one of the largest purpose built AA sites protecting London during the Blitz of 1940-41.
This battery held 8x 4.5inch guns, reflective of its importance as the last line of defence against enemy bombers heading to Dagenham and the London Docks.
The site was built in 1935 and the buildings are mostly of brick (with concrete render) and r...
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Hanstholm - 38 cm naval coastal battery

Hanstholm - 38 cm naval coastal battery

he naval coastal battery "Hanstholm II" with its 38 cm guns was the heaviest battery in Denmark. During the war, the largest fortification of nothern Europe developed around it. Together with a sister batterie at Kristiansand in Norway, hostile ships should be hindered from entering the Baltic Sea. The distance between Kristansand and Hanstholm amounts to approximately 120 km. As the ...
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Mount Pleasant Heavy Anti-aircraft Artillery Battery, Lyttelton

Mount Pleasant Heavy Anti-aircraft Artillery Battery, Lyttelton

In early 1942 surveys were carried out with a view to establishing four fixed HAA batteries around Lyttelton Harbour. Quail Island was chosen as one of the sites.
As the threat of enemy attack receded only one HAA battery was built. This was on high ground above the port of Lyttelton.
Although the contract was allocated in November 1942, by August 1942 work had already begun.
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Wanstead Park taken on 7 August 1944, East End, London

Wanstead Park taken on 7 August 1944, East End, London

This photo is from an aerial record compiled by the government in 1944 and shows Wanstead Park and surrounds on 7 August 1944. The H.E. and V1 damage to Heronry Pond can be seen, plus V1 damage in Tennyson Avenue and in Wanstead Park Avenue (just in East Ham but dealt with by Wanstead CD). What appears to be a heavy anti-aircraft battery can also be seen on Wanstead Flats.
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Spitfire and other World War 2 items

Spitfire and other World War 2 items

At the entrance to Eden Camp a Spitfire can be found.

Other items at the museum are:

Spitfire Mk. IX
Hawker Hurricane
Russian T-34/85 Medium Tank
GMC Truck
40mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft Gun
White M16 Half Track
Leyland Hippo Mk. II
German sFH 18 150mm Howitzer
Schutzenpanzerwagen SdKfz 251
British 3.7 inch ...
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WWII City of Bergkamen after heavy bombing raid USAF

WWII City of Bergkamen after heavy bombing raid USAF

WWII City of Bergkamen after heavy bombing raid USAF. Picture made in February 1945. Berkamen (Northrhine-Westfalia) was one of the most destroyed small towns in Germany. Aim of the bombing raids were the coal mines and the Chemische Werke - today Schering AG
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