StP Trig.Punkt.

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A batterie of four 15.5cm s.F.H.414 starting to be placed in casemates. Set back from the coast covering the beach defences.

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15.5cm s.F.H.414

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Ammunition came in two parts, case and shell.

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It could be towed by a team of eight horses if a two-wheeled limber was placed under the trail and the barrel pulled back along the trail to move the centre of gravity towards the limber.

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Batterie 9./A.R. 149.
2 x R669 casemates.
4 x Geschützstellung (ringstands).
1 x R128 early type twin group bunker.
1 x 2cm Flak 30.
4 x 15.5cm s.F.H.414(f).

StP Trig.Punkt.

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22 February 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
Rue Camille Delacroix

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Looking west.

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22 February 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
Rue Camille Delacroix

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The StP is between these houses and there is a tar-macadam track all the way up.

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2 x R669 casemates.

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4 x Geschützstellung (ringstands).

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1 x 2cm Flak 30.

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This is all that can be seen in1946 with one R669 with possibly another marked by an ? so I am not sure if it may have been blown up or its overgrown, we did not see it. Also we completely missed the R128 twin group bunker a rare west wall type of bunker. Typical!!

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1 x R128 twin group bunker with forward apron.

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22 February 2014

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The path into the dunes.

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The sand dunes before the war were open clear sand and since the war trees have been planted and grasses to stabilize the sand. Also all the houses along this part of Rue Camille Delacroix are nearly all post war.

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22 February 2014

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Then it comes into view

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You are going to see this red coat a lot here.

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The battery at Stella Plage and this one would have given cross fire onto the beach.

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22 February 2014

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R669 casement

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Note the tarmacked roadway.

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22 February 2014

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R669 casement

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R669 casement.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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View from the rear.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Rear entrance.

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How a set of rear doors would have looked if they had been fitted.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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This bunker has two quite small niches either side. This side may have had the extraction fan sucking foul air out of the bunker when it fires.

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Plan of the foul air extraction.

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15.5cm heavy field howitzer.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Pipes for the extractor fan to remove foul gases from the gun room.

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Some information here

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Extractor fan.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Vent from fan.

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Extraction.

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Rost 200mm vent.

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22 February 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R669 Casemate

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Ammunition niches.
The square holes in the door frame were to set in the door frame and then a set of steel doors to close it off. They were either never fitted or were taken for scrap.

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Casemate ammunition storage.

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494P2 are the type of doors that may have been used?

 

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Gun room rear door.

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R669 plan.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Gun room embrasure.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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This looks as though there were doors on the front.

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A set of front doors on a casemate.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Command cable inlets.

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Armoured cable.

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Cable linesmen.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Crew room entrance.

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On the side of the bunker is a small crew room.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate

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Crew room entrance.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate Crew room

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It is quite a large bunker with reinforced roof and quite thick walls.

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Officer at a plotting table.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate Crew room

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Nicely painted walls.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate Crew room.

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The way out.

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22 February 2014

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R669 Casemate Crew room

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This looks as though there was a cabinet screwed to the wall?

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22 February 2014

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R669 casemate

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Rear of the casemate.

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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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The entrance can just be seen on its left side.

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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The blast wall on the left side and entrance on the right..

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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The entrance into the bunker.

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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By the entrance is a voice pipe to communicate with the inside of the bunker.

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Sprachrohr mouthpiece voice tube.

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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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Continuing into the bunker with a long passage.

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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Hinge for a 491P2 Gittertür (Screen Door).

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491P2 Gittertür (Screen Door).

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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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On the right a niche for a telephone to talk to the inside of the bunker. The niche in the far end was a close combat embrasure covering the entrance.

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Relay box.


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Close combat embrasure.

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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The other side of the Close Combat Embrasure a very interesting type, it has two slots, one a commanders viewing slit and the second the embrasure to shoot through.


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Close combat embrasure.

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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Entrance which may have had a 434P01 door. This would only have been the top half as the sand is very deep here. You can see the two hinges for the top door.


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434P01 door.



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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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Crew room with the close combat defence embrasure..

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R128 twin group bunker.

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R128 twin group bunker

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MKB Bunkertour plan of the R128 bunker..

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MKB Bunkertour

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R128 twin group bunker

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MKB Bunkertour plan of the R128 bunker..

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24 October 2014

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R128 twin group bunker

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The crew room looking at the anti-gas pump fitted on the wall .

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Hand operated anti-gas filter.

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Anti-gas filters.

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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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Somewhere inside.

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StP Trig.Punkt.

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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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The way out, the same way we came in as the other side is blocked up. Note the hinge on the right for the 491P2 Gittertür (Screen Door)..

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491P2 Gittertür (Screen Door).

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StP Trig.Punkt.

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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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On the roof is a fitting for a periscope.

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Bunker periscope plan.

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Periscope bunker roof fitting.

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Using a periscope in a bunker.

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24 October 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt.
R128 twin group bunker

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24 October 2014

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