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Wn Reinhilde is a small position on the edge of the sand dunes covering the exit from the beach.

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1961

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4 x Vf MG-Piltz.
1 x R219 double casemate.
8 x Assorted locally built Unterstands.
1 x 7.5cm Lag gun. (Anti Landing Gun) Pos. a 7.5cm F.K.235(b).
1 x 2.5cm Pak 112(f).

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Piltz.

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R219 Doppel casemate.

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The car park with old Tetrahedron beach anti landing obstacles all over the place.

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Beach defences.

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June 1944

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The German 1944 beach defence plan showing all the defences.

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More Tetrahedron beach anti landing obstacles defences.

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Tetrahedron were wire tied together and cemented with a grout and when dry were very strong.

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Each side was numbered and they could then all fit in order. Often we have seen scratched on them I, II, III, & IV.

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R219 in the distance.

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R219 Doppel casemate.

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The front of the R219 Doppel casemated bunker which was set to fire either up or down the beach with only one gun doing he job of two.

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7.5cm F.K.235(b).

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Box of 7.5cm ammunition.

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R219 embrasure on the east side looking inside.

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R219 gun room. The gun can be fired through either embrasure or removed from the casemate and used in the field.

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The rear entrance with two flanking walls.

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Looking back into entrance.

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The gun room showing the half round marks in the concrete for the trail of the gun to sit.

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Walking back we found a Piltz.

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Vf MG-Pilz a three embrasured pill box defence position with a rear door.

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Vf MG-Pilz.

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Inside a Normandie Piltz.

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An Allied plan.

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The rear door is not original but the cut away hinges are from half a

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434PO1 half door.

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A row of Tetrahedral used as fence posts.

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Looking at the start of the Dunes there are a row of small living bunkers (Unterstands) probably built by the soldiers to live in.

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First on the left.

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We did not enter.

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Then on the right a larger bunker.

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A covered entrance, bricks were used for the walls and steel corrugated plates for the roof and concreted over. Safe against a near miss.

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One of the rooms.

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Bunker cupboard.

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Walking through the rooms.

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Alarm.

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