Originally Posted by Half Pint John
Other than the UK bunkers were built and never used do they have any real historical value? I don't see where they do. We can't and shouldn't try to save every piece of concrete or ship that sailed. So many European country's have so many battlefields from their history and if all were saved there would be no place to live today. Be reasonable.
I think they do need saving, because they were
Just outside a sleepy liittle hamlet in Lincolnshire is a derelict, overgrown pillbox, now hidden deep in the hedgerow. We went in the boozer and got chatting with a very old bloke that had been the 'runner' for said pillbox in his early teens. It was manned by three of the villagers, all WW1 Veterans, toting a Lewis gun. I'm convinced, that had the hitlerite hordes, decided to plant their jackboots in that corner of our Septic Isle... the men in that pillbox would have given a very good account of themselves.