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A small Wn covering behind the forward Wn Rio and down to StP Waldam. A sort of back stop in Cricketing terms.

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R680 casemate.

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Wellblech bunker.

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Ammunition bunker.

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Part of the beach defences today being used as another fence post like so many along here.

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Assembling Rommel's Asparagus. There are wires set into the concrete to tie in to the next piece and then when all are tied I think a coat of cement was placed in the joint to seal it off.

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Stage two.

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Stage three.

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You can see Wn Roland to its left and Wn Rio to its right. Wn Rosamunde set back covering between the two main defences.

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1961 Geoportail

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2 x R680 casemates.
2 x Ammunition bunkers.
2 x Wellblech bunkers.
1 x Vf58c Tobruk.
2 x Feildmassig bunkers.
2 x 7.5cm Pak 40 A/T guns.

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R68 plan.

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7.5cm Pak 40 A/T guns.

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Wellblech bunker.

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First ammunition bunker.

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Plan of the bunker.

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A well made ammunition bunker with double opening doors of a style I have no details of yet. A steel frame acts as the door frame and two hinges each side.

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Plan of the bunker.

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The first of two rooms, this is where the 7.5cm shells would have been stored.

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Plan of the bunker.

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The second room, all these rooms have lamp recesses in the wall to allow light inside the bunker. Lamps could be batterie electric or carbide another type used extensively.

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Wehrmacht Eisemann.

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Carbide type.

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The door looking out.

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Not sure what these recesses are for??

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The two ammunition bunkers.

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The second just one room this time.

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Plan.

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The entrance and the same recess on the left side.
Another double door.

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The one room inside with four lamp recesses around the walls.

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R680 casemate for a 7.5cm Pak 40 gun.

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This is an 8.8cm being fired.

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R680 casemate.

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R680 casemate.

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R680 casemate with its 7.5cm gun in place.

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R680 casemate inside.
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R680 casemate internals, the pit in the centre to run the gun in and the trails would extend to the sides and sit in grooves.
There was a fan to suck out the foul gases from the gun room and pump it out the back. .

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Gun trails.

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Extraction piping set into the roof and walls.

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Extractor fan.

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Rost 150mm type vent.

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R680 camouflage. Lumps of cement dabbed on in long lumps.

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R680 from the rear, hard to get into from behind.

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Possibly a Wellblech shelter.

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Empty Wellblech.

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Wellblech used as a crew room.

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Wellblech steel sheets (Wellblech - Corrugated).

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Another beach defence tetrahedral.

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A local built accomadation bunker/hut.

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Another each defence II of six tetrahedral.

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Tetrahedral.

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Fort Vert the local village and community.

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The second R680 is now a hide to watch birds.

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R680 plan.

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A view from the top of the second R680 Bird hide showing the way the two bunkers were to cover the area between them.

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7.5cm Pak 40.

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How we found it.