Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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1 x R625.
2 x Vf58c.
1 x 7.5cm Pak 40.
2 x 8.8cm Pak 43/41.

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7.5cm Pak 40.

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8.8cm Pak 43/41.

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak 40.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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The view along the beach.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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The protrusion of the bunker sticking out is NOT the gun bunker but the crew accommodation and the gun is on the inland side.

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The gray room is the crew room for the gunners.

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A bunker crew room.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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As can be seen here that the crew quarters stick out quite a way.

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Crew quarters in yellow.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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Beach defences. Rommel's asparagus.

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I feel this is a beach defence possibly a piece of railway track that would be cemented into the rocks around this bunker.

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Rommel's asparagus.

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Hedgehog.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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Beach defences.

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Another beach defence. I did look for more pieces and maybe some sockets in the rocks but I found no more.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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Gun room

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The open embrasure has been sealed up so its hard to see what it would have looked like.

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Gun room and its 7.5cm Pak gun.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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This is the gun room side with the entrance into the bunker tucked away in the back.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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This is the rear doors for the gun room and still in place today.

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Gun room.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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To the left of the two air vents is the entrance door for the crew and to the left again the close combat embrasure covering the entrance.

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Plan.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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Close combat embrasure covering the entrance.

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Close combat embrasure with an Mg34 covering the door.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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Tobruk extension.

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The black dot is the Tobruk.

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A cutaway view into a bunkers Tobruk.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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Looking back at the rear.

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There were also two 8.8cm Pak 43's somewhere here.

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8.8cm Pak 43 in a firing position.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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The view east.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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R625 casemate for 7.5cm Pak.

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The view from the beach up at the Tobruk extension.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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Sockets for beach defences?

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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The escape from the crew room.

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That is what it looks like. There should be iron ladder rungs up the wall?

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Plan of a bunkers escape.

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Emergency escape covers.

Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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08 August 2014

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Damgan beach looking west.

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Wn, Va56 Damgan plage centre.

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The view out to sea.

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