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Everything tagged "Japanese Pillbox"

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

Looks like a military structure, it's situated among tangled vines behind a big cluster of boulders. Someone has done the clear up, it's now quite easy to access and have a full view of the facet.

 

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Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2020

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Shan Tsui Battery [1945- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1945-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Shau Tsui Battery - Location
Shau Tsui Battery - Location, by

Japanese Pillbox Interior with the swiveling platform - Pak Fu Shan

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

Japanese Pillbox Entrance - Pak Fu Shan

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

Japanese Pilbox connecting tunnel - Pak Fu Shan

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

The pillbox consists of two compartments separated by a small tunnel - one with the main gun platform and the other with two firing/observation loopholes. 

Japanese Pillbox-firing/observation loopholes, Pak Fu Shan

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

Japanese Pillbox - heavy machine gun platform, Pak Fu Shan

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016
I don't know what sort of gun would need such a big swiveling platform, the type 92 maybe.

Japanese Pillbox - Pak Fu Shan

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

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