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

COLDWELL BANKER

Boca Raton,Fla .33432

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Irene Durocher
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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.

August 02, 2012 04:07 PM
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Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team
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Yes and one was found recently in Mass.  A German U Boat that laid hidden for 70 years.

August 02, 2012 07:19 PM
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Gabe Sanders
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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!

August 03, 2012 04:46 AM
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Roy Kelley
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Thanks for the history lesson.  I always enjoy your photographs.

Have an outstanding week with your camera in hand.

August 08, 2012 03:06 AM
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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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