Post war photograph of the direction finding tower MP2 at La Corbiere, Jersey. The tower was constructed in reinforced concrete and camouflaged to look like it was constructed in stonework in an effort to resemble one of the many Napoleonic period towers that were sited around Jersey.
Typical of many albums, be they tourist or occupying forces, a scenic view of the cliffs and rocks of Guernsey’s south coast. Seen here is L’Angle with Tas de Pois d’Aval (Gull Rock) seen right taken c.1941, prior to the building of the tower MP4 and the German coastal artillery battery of Batterie Dollman. This Photograph is from a small collection of six taken by an unknown German soldier posted to Guernsey in 1941 with 319 Infantry Division.
Marinepeilständen und Messtellen (Naval Coastal Artillery Direction and Range-finding Positions). Post–war view of MP 3 at Les Landes, St Ouen, Jersey, covered the sea passage between Jersey and Guernsey. This tower had Gema Seetakt radar apparatus installed that was officially named Funkmessortungsgerät West (Radio Signalling Apparatus or FuMo West).
The German naval Tower at Chouet, Vale, designated MP 1 (Marine Peilständ und Messtellung 1). The tower fell into Mont Chouet Quarry on 22nd March, 1991. The German Army Artillery range-finding position M2 (Mebstelle 2), at the front of the tower, had fallen some years earlier in 1982.