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Report - Fighter Command's 12 Group HQ. Nov 2010

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by VDUB, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. VDUB

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    Fighter Command's HQ. Nottingham. Nov 2010

    This is a first explore for on here i belive.

    myself and Dubkorps have today been allowed to have a explore around this WW2 RAF control and administration centre for Fighter Command's 12 Group.

    there's far to much info to copy/paste about this site so i'll throw you a couple of links.

    http://youandyesterday.com/articles/Cold_War_years_at_RAF_Watnall

    http://www.subbrit.org.uk/rsg/sites/w/watnall/index.html

    at first we both thought that this place wouldn't be so big as there are only a few photos of it, but once we got in and started hunting around it turns out its a pretty big unit.

    the light levels are pitch black and same again my compact isn't the greatest in low light, but i gave it a shot and so did DK so here you go,

    this are from my camera and DubKorps will upload his later today.

    quite hidden,
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    entry point, very hard to get in without a key.
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    sorry about the quality, this is the main gallery.
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    at some stage this bunker was used by a shooting club.
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    these are leading down to the air filtration units.
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    finally just a few random bits and some impressive mould!
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    looks like its been snowing.
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    so there you go, we'll possibly be the last people to have a common interest as the bunker in this condition as of now, but this bunker is going to be well looked after ;) i cant tell you how, but in the future we will be going back in to get some more photos.

    thanks for looking.
     
    #1 VDUB, Nov 17, 2010
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2010

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