StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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Marine Kusten Batterie.
Batterie 10./M.A.A. 240.
4 x R671.
1 x M262.
1 x R667.
1 x R612.
10 x Feldm.
5 x Unterstands.
1 x Vf61a.
1 x 7.62cm F.K.39(r).
3 x 2cm Flak 28.
1 x 5cm KwK L/60.
4 x 10.5cm Uto L45.

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10.5cm Uto L45..

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R671 casemate.

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M262 FCP.

StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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23 February 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B. The beach at Stella Plage.

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The battery is now under the red houses on the right.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B. Batterie 10./M.A.A. 240.

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1 - is the first item we found?
2 - ?
3 - M262 fire control post for a light battery.
4 - R671 casemates.
5 - possibly R667?
6 - ?

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R667 casemate for a 5cm KwK Pak gun.

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5cm L/60 KwK Pak gun.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B. Rommel visiting the battery.

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R671 casemate and a 10.5cm Uto L45. The gun was destined for a U-boat (Uto) but as there were more guns than boats they were channeled down onto the Atlantikwall and into a defensive roll in a casemate.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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23 February 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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The centre of Stella Plage.

StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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23 February 2014

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Unidentified remains.

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Marines.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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23 February 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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Unidentified remains.
This could be the bases of wooden barrack blocks for the Marines serving at the battery.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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23 February 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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Unidentified remains.
There are quite a few of these slots around the outside.

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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23 February 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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Vf61a mortar Tobruk.

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Vf61a for a 5cm fortress mortar(f).

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5cm fortress mortar(f).

StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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23 February 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B. Vf61a mortar Tobruk.

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This mortar could shower a vast area around the bunker with these small but lethal bombs. A very fast firing rate.

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Centre mounting for the mortar.

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5cm ammunition.

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24 October 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B. Vf61a.

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After a second visit in October we managed to get closer.

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Mortar ammunition an box.

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Mortar bombs.

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24 October 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B. Vf61a.

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The centre stalk of the mortar. On the left side is the ammunition store and crew space.

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Some information here

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5cm fortress mortar.

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5cm fortress mortar.

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23 February 2014

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StP Stella Plage M.K.B.

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The last bunker 6 on the plan is somewhere behind this sand dune.