Thesaurus Term/Concept: PILLBOX

Identifier 68900
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note An often squat building with thick, loopholed walls and a flat roof, designed to accommodate a variety of weapons, usually strategically positioned to cover a vulnerable point in a defensive system. Many were built to standardized designs.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

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Context Record
Monument Type MYO4486 Probable World War II pillbox (Monument)
Monument Type MYO5102 World War II Machine gun post (pillbox) (Monument)