StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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StP Norbert

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Batterie 2./H.K.A.A. 827.
1 x R219.
2 x R600b.
24 x Feldm.
6 x Geschutzstellung (open emplacement).
6 x 15.5cm K.418(f).
1 x 2cm Flak 30.
1 x 7.62cm F.K.17(t).
2 x 5cm KwK.
3 x Officers.
26 x NCO's.
106 x Troops. .

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15.5cm K.418(f).

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5cm KwK.

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7.62cm F.K. 17(t).

StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage.

06 March 2014

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StP Norbert is N/E of Calais Airfield at Rue Robelin.

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North of Oye-Plage and the Batterie 2./Heers Kusten Artillery Abteilung 827. An army (Heer) battery two kilometres from the coast it defended.

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StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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My extensive plan.

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The battery runs parallel to the D119 and there are many more bunkers around the area that we did not find but Google Earth can now show up. When we visited StP Norbert there was no Google Earth.
A - Vf observation post.
B - Wellblech personnel shelters.
C - KwK gun emplacement.
D - Vf ammunition bunker.
E - open emplacement.
F - M134 ammunition bunker.

StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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StP Norbert.

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A on plan : a double roomed building with an Vf observation on the roof.

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Plan.

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Elevation.

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Observation.

StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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A Wellblech bunker.

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B on plan : this is a Wellblech personnel bunker.
A very common shelter and can be used in many ways from accommodation to ammunition.

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Inside of a Wellblech shelter on Cap Gris Nez.

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Sheet steel used in a Wellblech bunker.

StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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B on plan: taken from another angle showing two buildings in the garden.

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Rue Robelin.

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C on the plan : Rue Robelin, on the left behind the trees is a 5cm KwK emplacement.

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StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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R600b.

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An emplacement for a 5cm KwK gun.

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5cm open emplacement.

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5cm KwK L/60.

StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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5cm open emplacement.

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Ready ammunition spaces around the outside.

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StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

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Ammunition space.

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Extra ammunition for the 5cm ringstand.

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Inside.

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05 April 2005

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Ammunition Sk Bunker?

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D on the plan : a small double Sk ammunition room.

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Plan.

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Ammunition Sk Bunker

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D on the plan : a closer look at this Sk small double ammunition room.

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MD on the wall?

StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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Ammunition Sk Bunker.

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Ammunition Sk bunker and observation post above it.

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05 April 2005

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Observation Bunker.

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A small square observation bunker.

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Inside with a concrete bench to sit on? or is it for spare ammunition.

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StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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Observation Bunker.

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E on the plan : the observation bunker with wide reaching views across the fields almost to the coast. In front of this bunker is a ringstand base for a 15.5cm K418(f) gun. There must have been five more to the left.

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15.5cm open emplacement.

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StP Norbert, Rue Robelin, les Huttes d'Oye Plage. image

05 April 2005

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Geschutzstellung.

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Ringstand for 15.5cm K418(f) Gun.

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I think this is a drag shoe brake for a wagon. It would have been carried hanging from the wagon on a chain and when the wagon starts to go down a steep slope it is placed under the rear wheel, thus dragging along the ground and acting as a brake.

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Plan.

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How it may have looked.

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05 April 2005

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Holdfast bolts for the gun racer.

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The guns racer is the a piece of metal that the trails of the gun rested on and ran around the emplacement.

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155cm gun.

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05 April 2005

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Crew Bunker.

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F on the plan : this bunker looks like an accommodation bunker for the guns crew.

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There is a window and only one entrance but as there is a window there is NO escape hatch.

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05 April 2005

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Crew Bunker

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The entrance passage.

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Plan.

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05 April 2005

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Crew bunker.

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Right hand room with a door to the left hand room and a window in the rear wall. Marks on the walls could be bunk bed fittings.

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Left hand room.

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06 March 2014

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This looks like an accommodation hut.

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There seems to be three of these structures like this both sides of the road.

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06 March 2014

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The second accommodation hut.

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Thanks to Google Earth I have found several more buildings along the road.

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Field kitchen.

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06 March 2014

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Another of the 24 Feldmässig's.

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Ammunition.

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Preparing a shell for firing.

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Loading a 15.5cm gun.

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06 March 2014

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And another.

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06 March 2014

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A look from above.

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The flak bunker and the red circled wood where we found the remains and then the other bunkers I have found since via Google Earth.