Looking for Pillbox and other defence locations? Download the Google Earth overlay from the link below and load it up in Google earth.

New online version – works on Phones available at

Thanks to Matt Aldred for developing and hosting this version.

Google Earth Overlay of the Extended Defence of Britain Database Latest version available courtesy of Steve Thompson

Some extras for use with the database, including AT Lines and fields of fire

Example of overlay showing only pillboxes

See this page for instructions on how to use the EDOB overlay

Found something that’s not listed in the database? Please go to the Forum and post details in the Defence Of Britain Project Database section.

Download an Index of Loopholes Issues 1-83

An English Heritage Guide to Recording Military Structures (pdf)

Military Site Recording

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