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Report - Ditchling Auxiliary Unit Base 08/10/08

Discussion in 'Underground Sites' started by the126, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. the126

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    The home guard auxiliary units were formed in WW2 as a secret reistance group that would act in the event of a German invasion.

    This operational base had 6 members, all chosen because of their local knowledge. The corregated metal roof was removed shortly after the end of the war but the entrance shaft (13ft deep), interior walls and escape tunnel (28ft long) still remain.
    Very similar design to the one in Staplefield.

    Entrance shaft and interior wall
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    shaft full or rubbish
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    other end wall with entry to escape tunnel
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    tunnel exit
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    the tunnel is in great condition, no cracks
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    Didnt notice until i was half way along the tunnel that it was full of big spiders! Dont mind them normally but there was loads
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