Support The Pillbox Study Group by making a donation. Members receive the journal ', Hitler’s threatened British Invasion 1940, Aldershot Command’s 2- Pounder Emplacement, Mowlem 6 Pounder Drum Pillbox Shalford Surrey. Many of our members were field researchers for the acclaimed Defence of Britain Project. North Downs Way Shellproof Type 24 Variant. NOTIFICATIONS. All content provided within the Charity's website and forum is made available for private study only, and not for unauthorised commercial use. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. UK Pillbox, Pillboxes, Bunkers, Anti-tank traps and other Anti-Invasion Defences built in World War 2 Down here on the S Coast there are still lots. ' .. the whole character of what Churchill called 'the island race' is being threatened without even the pretence of consultation with those involved.' It concentrates mainly on Second World War sites, especially those associated with the Home Front. Just wondering if anyone shares my interest in exploring pillboxes and other anti-invasion defences in England, particularly in the Sussex area. LOP No7 at Hawk Cliff inDalkey. Please feel free to upload your own photos to this group. Basingstoke Canal Type 26/Stent Prefab Rescue, Basingstoke Canal Unique GHQ Line A Pillbox Rescue. NOTIFICATIONS. Both interiours on seperate locations are identical. The project is informal and recording is mostly crowd sourced by submissions to the Pillbox Study Group Forum and Facebook Group as well as a number of other online groups and websites. Southern Railway Pillbox, Hook Heath, Woking, Surrey. It isn’t meant to be comprehensive and most new stuff now appears on our Forum. Are there any differences between WW1 & WW2 nissen? The Pillbox Study Group accepts no responsibility for any damages or injuries caused by ignoring this advice. Possible tank blocks and base of pillbox? MESSAGES. Des Burke- Kennedy / Dalkey Tidy Towns Group May 24, 2019 at 10:04 am. The Pillbox Study Group. Canmore Street, Glasgow barrage balloon site, Psg Membership, Forum, Website & 'Loopholes' Journal, Scale Modelling Of Pillboxes And Defences, Scottish Forestry Pillbox and AT Cubes kit. pillboxstudygroup.freeforums.org/index.php” title=”Pillbox Study Group Forum”>, We welcome new members to the PSG. Pillbox Study Group UK and Overseas Site listings This Section lists some defences by County. I noticed, just to the right of the Castle pub, an old pillbox / WWII bunker. Published Quarterly, it usually has articles about Pillboxes, Book Reviews, Readers feedback and snippets. Place photos and details here for help! The Pillbox Study Group accepts no responsibility for any damages or injuries caused by ignoring this advice. 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Plus descriptions of the defensive scheme and of each pillbox. We are the Internationally recognised group committed to the study and preservation of Pillboxes and Anti-Invasion Defences in the United Kingdom and abroad. Thanks. ?? Pillbox Study Group, dedicated to the study of Second World War defences. Henry Wills: Pillboxes Revisited,Then And Now. Got any `dodgy` exploration stories to share with us? The Pillbox Study Group > General Pillbox Topics > PSG Defence Of Britain Project Database > … Kettlebury Hill, Assault Training Observation Bunker. We currently have over 300 members in six countries. Donate. Reactions: mookster. Looking for Pillbox and other defence locations? I have been involved in this excavation and we are now ready to tell the world How many photos do you need – and what amount of text is best for your format? The Pillbox Study Group > General Pillbox Topics > PSG Defence Of Britain Project Database. Hankley Common’s Atlantic Wall D-Day Practise Area. Originally it would have been on the cliff itself, but coastal erosion has now dumped it on the shore. DISCUSSIONS. Please feel free to upload your own photos to this group. NOTIFICATIONS. Post 10:20 AM - Aug 05 #1 2020-08-05T09:20. 6 posts New member New member. Pillbox on Detling Hill, Maidstone now uncovered, Pillboxes & Defences Under Threat And What Can Be Done To Save Them, The Home Guard & It's Role In Anti-Invasion Defence, Bannerhill HAA Battery, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, Nice example of Vickers machine gun post,also in Runfold (Farnham/Aldershot), Hurstpierpoint (W. Sussex) Patrol Operational Base e10314, Ammunition Stores - Martin Mill Military Railway, Dover, Beach Defences, Scaffolding & Water Obstacles, Turnbull Frame in Loopholed Wall S0003172. Just to throw one into the pot (so to speak). Tim Denton - Pillbox Study Group Webmaster & Forum Moderator - An enthusiastic member of the Pillbox Study Group, Tim can trace his interest in WW2 Defences back to the summer of 1967, when as a young lad he remembers playing in pillboxes at Winchfield. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. The Pillbox Study Group > General Pillbox Topics > Unidentified Defence Structures > Unknown feature. NOTIFICATIONS. Found anything missing from the Defence of Britain Project? The Pillbox Study Group > Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences England > Kent. Stthomse (talk) 18:56, 16 January 2013 (UTC) Updates. Links to DropBox to download the EDOB overlay for Google Earth, How To Join The PSG Forum: Using Your Real Name & Not A Nickname as your Username, Find out how to join our forum. pillboxstudygroup.freeforums.org/index.php. Pillbox Study Group comprised a list of Second World War sites, drawn together from various documentary sources and field work. Lancashire At War is a website that seeks to record sites from recent history that may have been lost or forgotten about. River Whitewater Shellproof Pillbox Rescue Archaeology, Spigot Mortar Emplacement Rescue Archaeology, Breamore Mill, River Avon, Ringwood Stopline, National Trust North Downs GHQ Line B Pillbox Event. Spotter’s Guide to Pillboxes & other anti-invasion structures of WWII. Well then there is this thread A Type 24s Unusual Feature - The Pillbox Study Group on the Pillbox Study Group Forum about a few pillboxes that have odd low set openings angled downwards, function unknown. Joined Sep 8, 2009 Messages 2,683 Reaction score 7,733 Location Oxford. The Pillbox Study Group. The Pillbox Study Group (PSG) is for those who believe that ‘History’ did not end with the dawning of the 20th Century and that defences and fortifications built of ‘Concrete’ are as important as those built in the time of the Romans or the Normans. DISCUSSIONS. | The Pillbox Study Group Website. DISCUSSIONS. Share. Loopholes is the Magazine of the Pillbox Study Group and UK Fortifications Club. NOTIFICATIONS. This section is for any Pillbox related stuff that doesn`t fit into the more specific categories. The original reporter described it as a "flask" as one of the items had a wooden stopper and estimated that bit could hold a couple of litres. WW2 Defences . The Pillbox Study Group > General Pillbox Topics > Unidentified Defence Structures > Unknown feature. Airfield Research Group Ltd Registered in England and Wales Company Number: 0893 1493 Registered Charity Number: 1157 924. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. If you have then please add your photos and details here. ... FORUMS. The pillboxes and casemates of Lanzarote both for project and construction appear rather different with respect to the German Regelbauten (Rudi, 1998) and Italian bunkers (Tomezzoli, 2012, 2013, 2015b) and more similar to the British pillboxes type 22-28 (Pillbox Study Group, 2016-2018) . Please add a link to any Pillbox related website that you find on the internet. Mushroom Pillbox | The Pillbox Study Group Website. Have you visited and photographed a Pillbox or anti-invasion defence published in Pillboxes by Henry Wills: A Study of UK Defences 1940? Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. It mainly concerns Lancashire but Many of our members were field researchers for the acclaimed Defence of Britain Project. FORUMS. Found anything missing from the Defence of Britain Project? Hi all. Share. Have you found something that is not listed on the database? Pillbox Further Reading: Books, Magazines & Articles, Pillbox Organised Events, War Walks, Talks & Re-Enactments, PSG (North) trip to former RAF Ouston 27th May 2018, Hazards And Dangers Of Pillbox Exploration. Committed To The Study & Preservation Of 20th Century United Kingdom & International Pillboxes & Anti-Invasion Defences. The document is a long PDF report on pillboxes on a defensive line in Gloucestershire, with some plans, maps of - for example - GHQ stop line locations, and lots of photos of pillboxes. Forums. FORUMS. I have also added a poll which would be great if you could participate in. FORUMS. DISCUSSIONS. The Pillbox Study Group. The structure on the shore is a World War 2 Pillbox, a coastal defence turret. The Pillbox Study Group. Per month One Time Only. 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