Second World War fortifications on the East Coast – photos

As we walked to Fraisthorpe we passed the Second World War fortifications. All along the beach were a series of machine gun pill boxes and antitank concrete blocks.

We were preparing for invasion. It looked as if it was only a matter of time before the Nazis would invade. We hurried built a whole network of defences.

Due to coastal erosion these fortifications are now slipping into the sea.

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