StP02 Sallenelles, K.V.U.Gr Riva-Bella. image

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StP02 Sallenelles is a small position on the east side of the river when the British airborne landed all around the area it held out for quite a long time until the Commandos started to clear the east shore and take all the defences along this coast. Most of the soldiers penned up at Sallenelles gradually retreated and worked their way back to the Seine.

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3./ Panzerjäger-Abteilung.
1 x H634.
1 x Vf65a.
1 x Vf58c.
1 x 5cm KwK L/60.
1 x 3.7cm Flak 18.

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3.7cm Flak 18.

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R634 plan at StP06.

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Plan of StP06.

StP02 Sallenelles, K.V.U.Gr Riva-Bella.

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StP06 Sallenelles.

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StP06 is in a lay by on the west side of the D514 between Franceville and Sallenelles.

StP02 Sallenelles, K.V.U.Gr Riva-Bella. image

01 November 2010

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StP02 Sallenelles

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A piece of high ground on the river bank with its H634 six embrasured turret with a periscope could see all around the area as it would have been clear of trees and the 5cm KwK gun in its Vf65a could cover against tanks and any shipping on the river.

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Vf65a open emplacement.

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5cm KwK KwK L/60.

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StP02 Sallenelles, K.V.U.Gr Riva-Bella. image

01 November 2010

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StP02 Sallenelles

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The Bunker is/was a disco and sits in the river bank. Possibly the original route of the road passed by the bunkers, now the new road by passes them by.

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British airborne.

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01 November 2010

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StP02 Sallenelles R634 Six Embrasured Turret Bunker.

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R634 with a turret in the front with an extension on the left side with a Tobruk and a store room that may have held a water tank.

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R634 plan.

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Wasser tank.

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Tobruk.

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01 November 2010

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StP02 Sallenelles turret.

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Hard to show here but the turret was to the right of this picture. The six embrasured turret with a machine gun that could be moved around to any of the openings and aimed by the periscope in the top.

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Six embrasure turret.

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The type of machine gun in a turret.

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01 November 2010

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StP02 Sallenelles

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Vf65a for a 5cm KwK

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5cm KwK L/60.

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5cm KwK L/60.

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5cm KwK L/60.

StP02 Sallenelles, K.V.U.Gr Riva-Bella. image

01 November 2010

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StP02 Sallenelles

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Vf65a emplacement. Ammunition would be stored around the ringstand and in one of the niches/crew room.

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Plan of the StP.

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5cm ammunition boxes.

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01 November 2010

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The Orne River.

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