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A simple bunker set up to look across Studland beach but oh what WW2 history. Observation point for Churchill, Eisenhower and Montgomery to watch the biggest live ammunition exercise prior to D-Day. Respect to those who sadly lost theirs lives in this exercise :-(
Fort Henry, a Grade II listed World War Two observation bunker overlooking Studland Bay, is a little piece of WW2 history and well worth the short walk along the coastal path. The bunker was where Winston Churchill, King George VI, Eisenhower, Field Marshal Montgomery and...More
This piece of history is on a clifftop siting in front of The Pig on the Beach. Churchill, Eisenhower checked the preparations before the Dday landings from this heavily fortified bunker overlooking Studland Bay
I lived in the Dorset area for more than 40 years and spent many hours in the Purbeck area, travelling from the Sandbanks ferry along the beautiful road to Swanage, Corfe Castle and the Purbecks and beyond. It was only a chance viewing of a...More
We came across these observation bunkers while walking to Old Harrys Rocks. Not really a 'Fort' but part of the WW2 coastal defence initiative. Sadly now falling into disrepair, but still interesting to come across when not expected. There are information plaques telling their story....More