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Old 28-06-2018, 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by jumpy shore View Post
Around 1982 until '84 I used to fill in for a colleague at Whittle Colliery, he was a part time member of the ROC and was often granted special leave for exercises / drills etc. He lived near 'The Farriers' and was still active with the ROC when I left in '84.
If what they were practicing for came to pass I think I would rather be outside the bunker and get it over with 'in a flash' so to speak. Boulmer was a target it turned out, still is I bet. God knows what sights would be to greet you sticking head out that bunker after Boulmer had been hit. You can probably see Boulmer from Shilbottle beacon, it would have been quite a view.
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