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Clarence Battery
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Built in 1780, these are the remains of Fort George - the island's principal fort during the French Revolution and home of the German Luftwaffe early warning service during WW2. Great views of Castle Cornet, The Bathing Pools, and the islands of Herm and Sark.
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Uploaded: 19/03/2013
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