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World War II light anti-aircraft artillery site (Elsdon)

One of four anti-aircraft artillery sites built to protect Ottercops Chain Home radar station. It had been built by 17 March 1944 and had one 40mm Bofors gun.

Reference number:N9492
Historical period: Second World War (1939 to 1945)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon


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