Jersey

Battery Bunker

This is one of the 2 anti-aircraft batterys at Les Landes which is located to protect the nearby MP3 range finding tower. The battery consists of a circular room where the cartridges are hoisted up to the 155mm gun above …

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Generator & Personnel Bunker

This bunker used to be a combined generator & personnel bunker for the adjacent MP 3 range finding tower. Unfortunately there was no access into the range finding tower itself. For a period the bunker was used by The Islanders …

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Hohlgangsanlage 1 Munitions Storage Tunnel

Ho.1 was constructed in 1941 during World War II. It was originally constructed as a munitions storage facility. Following the war a section was filled with anti aircraft guns and then sealed up. There was a change in plan, and …

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Hohlgangsanlage 2 Ration Storage Tunnel

Ho.2 was excavated by forced labour during World War II. It was originally constructed as a ration storage facility. Following the liberation it was filled with unwanted German equipment. The tunnels were broken into several times. In 1962, two schoolboys …

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Hohlgangsanlage 4 Munitions Storage Tunnel

Ho.4 was originally constructed as a ration storage facility although the interrogation report below would indicate it stored ammunition in the latter part of the war. Following the war it has had a number of occupiers. Shortly after the liberation …

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Hohlgangsanlage 5 Fuel Storage Tunnel

This tunnel started life as a railway tunnel which was dug by Jersey Railways and Tramways Ltd. The company went bankrupt in 1936 due to a fire which destroyed most of the rolling stock. The tracks were lifted and the …

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Hohlgangsanlage 8 Underground Hospital

Ho8 was built underground by forced labourers from all over the world, provided by the the Organisation Todt. 43,000 tons of rock were removed and the space lined with 6,000 tons of concrete. And despite the term hospital it was …

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Jäger Casemate Bunker

This is one of 13 Jäger type casemates built in Jersey during the war. This one is a right handed example, with the 2 ammunition rooms located on the right hand side of the central corridor. This bunker has been …

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L 411a Searchlight Bunker

This is unusual for a couple of reasons, the first being is that all the original doors are there intact. This is unusual because in 1953 there was a scrap metal drive where all the occupation structures were stripped of …

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