Why is the beach so bare and devoid of people? For the benefit of posterity this is one of the rare wartime photographs, taken between 1940 and 1945. The beach was mined and wired as anti-invasion measures while the gap, which was cut in the West Pier deck can clearly be seen.

Image Reference: JG_03_010.tif
Date: 1940-1945
Image Details: Copy
Size of Original: 140x91
Place: Brighton
Additional Information: No comment

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