SU0183 : Anti-invasion measures, Brinkworth Brook, Brinkworth

taken 9 years ago, near to Brinkworth, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Anti-invasion measures, Brinkworth Brook, Brinkworth
Anti-invasion measures, Brinkworth Brook, Brinkworth
These are made of solid concrete and must each weigh several tonnes. They remain as reminders of the dark days of 1940 when the fear of invasion by Nazi hordes was a real one. Had the Germans reached this far, an unlikely eventuality from what little I know about war games that have been done to model the invasion scenario, it is doubtful whether these obstacles would have done much to make them give the campaign up as a bad job. The brook they continue to protect can be seen here LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 March, 2009
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Wartime relics   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 012 839 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.2823N 1:58.9673W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 012 839
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