BALNAKAILLY BUNKER DECOY VILLAGE

Operation Starfish WWII decoy bunker

Located in Balnakailly

Introduction

Operation Starfish WWII decoy bunker on Bute, overlooking the Kyles of Bute and the Burnt Islands.

Starfish set up a network of sites to attract enemy bombers away from cities and industrial areas by using patterns of lights and controlled fires to simulate night-time bombing raids. There were more than 200 Starfish sites by the end of the war.

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IMAGE CREDIT
The large image depicting Balnakailly Bunker Decoy Village used at the top of this page is a derivative work based on an original image by Jim Barton published under CC-BY-SA 2.0 The original image was cropped. The original image was stylised. The derivative work may therefore be reused under CC-BY-SA 2.0.