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Batterie 9./A.R. 149.
2 x R669 casemate.
4 x Geschützstellung (ringstands).
1 x 2cm Flak 30.
4 x 15.5cm s.F.H.414(f).

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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 center of gravity towards the limber.

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22 February 2014

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Rue Camille Delacroix looking west.

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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 R668 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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StP Trig.Punkt. 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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StP Trig.Punkt. 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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StP Trig.Punkt. R669 casement.

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Note the tarmacked roadway.

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R669 casement.

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R669 casement.

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R669 casement. Rear entrance.

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22 February 2014

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StP Trig.Punkt. R669 casement.

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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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StP Trig.Punkt. R669.

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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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Vent from fan.

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Extraction.

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StP Trig.Punkt. 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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Gun room rear door.

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R669 plan.

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Gun room embrasure.

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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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Command cables.

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Armoured cable.

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Cable linesmen.

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22 February 2014

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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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StP Trig.Punkt. 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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StP Trig.Punkt. Crew room.

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Nicely painted walls.

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StP Trig.Punkt. 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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StP Trig.Punkt. R669 casemate.

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