BOCA RATON SANBORN WALL

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker BUYERS AGENT

 

 BOCA RATON SANBORN WALL

 

 Boca Raton , Florida played a major roll during WORLD WAR II  in the fact that the

 

ARMY AIRFORCE set up a base here for the training in a new technology called RADAR.

 

 

BOCA RATON SANBORN WALL

 

 

 

 

      SANBORN

 

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  One of Boca Raton's Historic Markers is located on the south side of the

 

BERESFORD CONDOMINIUM  at 350 S. Ocean Blvd. on the east side of the street.

 

 

BOCA RATON SANBORN WALL

 

 

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                             WALL

 

 It is here where  GERMAN U- BOATS landed and occupied the home of Dr, William Sanborn.

 

 The home was built in 1937.

 

  The submarines were deployed as part of Hitler's OPERATION DRUMBEAT during

 

WORLD WAR II .

 

 

 

                                 SUNRISE

 

 

BOCA RATON SANBORN WALL

 

 

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 They torpedoed tankers and freighters traveling the East Coast shipping lanes that were

SUNSET

bringing  supplies to the UNITED STATES and to England.

 

 Twenty four ships were sunk off the coast of Florida between Boca Raton and

 Cape Canaveral.

                                       

 

 

                                                            PARADISE

 

 

 

            

 

 

I am a member of the BOCA RATON HISTORIC SOCIETY

 

 

BOCA RATON SANBORN WALL

 

 

 

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IRENE DUROCHER -WWW.FEDERALHOMEREALTY.COMsoaring with eagles

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Boca Raton,Fla .33432

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 Good morning Irene -

Another great history lesson on BOCA RATON.  You certainly know your area well and your knowledge is appreciated.  Great photos too!

 

Aug 02, 2012 07:05 AM #1
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Irene, Thanks for sharing this bit of history that I had not heard of before!  Very interesting and important site!

Aug 02, 2012 10:22 AM #2
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Irene,

Boca Raton is comprised of a lot of proud people. Those photos are excellent and your history lesson is appreciated. It's news to me and I love to learn historical facts that made our nation great.

Best wishes in successful sales to Boca Raton!

Aug 02, 2012 10:54 AM #3
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Thanks for stopping by John. Boca Raton has a lot of history . The War years put Boca Raton on the map for sure.

Have a wonderful day in all you do.

You know I enjoy taking pictures for everyone to enjoy.

Aug 02, 2012 04:03 PM #4
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Thanks Tony and Darcy, there is some very interesting facts about Boca Raton, glad you enjoyed

the history lesson.

I will be featuring more "fun facts' in the coming weeks.

Have a great day !

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Hi Patricia, thanks for stopping by. I am glad you enjoyed the mini history lesson.

I will be doing "tid bits" of Boca's history.

Have an awesome day.

Aug 02, 2012 04:07 PM #6
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Yes and one was found recently in Mass.  A German U Boat that laid hidden for 70 years.

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Interesting info Irene.  And after all these years, the Germans only need a plane ticket and a good down payment if they want to live n Boca!

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Thanks for the history lesson.  I always enjoy your photographs.

Have an outstanding week with your camera in hand.

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Kevin, Gabe and Roy, thanks for stopping by THE SANBORN WALL in Boca Raton, Florida

The east coast of Florida played an important roll during World War II.

Have a great day.

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