Exploring a Time Capsule – Les Islet Bunker Complex

Oct 21, 17 Exploring a Time Capsule – Les Islet Bunker Complex

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I was privileged today to be one of the first people to explore inside a newly excavated WWII German bunker complex that’s not seen the light of day since the late 40s/early 50’s.

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In the Footsteps of a Hero

May 03, 14 In the Footsteps of a Hero

Posted by in London & Mons 2014, Miscellaneous, Travel

It seems to me the generation that faced down the hardships and horrors of total war in WWI (and WWII) were made of a special kind of stuff.
Honour; duty to country; grit; courage; sacrifice; determination and resolve are all words that can (as a generalisation) epitomise those generations.

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Nederlandse Artilleriemuseum

Jan 08, 14 Nederlandse Artilleriemuseum

Posted by in Holland, Travel

Back in Holland again and meeting up with Oma, Opa, Marielle, Sylvan and the boys … yay !!! River, Lukas and Seth are so cute and Uncle Rob is having a great time with them : Nerf Gun fights; Go-karting and a trip to the Dutch Artillery museum (so far) … made all the more interesting as Opa (Grandpa) served on the same...

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Festung Guernsey

Jul 02, 13 Festung Guernsey

Posted by in Channel Islands, Miscellaneous, Travel

A short video entitled “Festung Guernsey” (Fortress Guernsey) showing a restored battery on the south coast of Guernsey. Guernsey and the Channel Islands was very much a part of Hitler’s Atlantic wall, his attempt to fortify the coast of Europe from Norway to Spain against allied invasion.

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