Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Photo of the Year: Observation Tower

On the headland at La Corbiére is an observation tower, one of three built during the German Occupation of Jersey in the Second World War. Their purpose was to direct artillery fire against targets out to sea. The tower was used until 2004 by Jersey Radio as marine radio for shipping. Now it is has three bedrooms and is available as a holiday let.

See photographs from other members of the City Daily Photoblogging community at the January Gallery - Photo of the Year.


EG CameraGirl said...

Fascinating. I had forgotten that the Germans occupied Jersey during the Second World War. Happy New Year and all the best in 2014!

Tanya Breese said...

interesting history!

LV said...

A very nice view and interesting history.