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2 x R668 small six man bunkers.

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R668.

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What it may have looked like inside.

Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel).

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Showing where in the farm these two bunkers are.

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1947 air photo.

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24 February 2014

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The farmyard from the road. One bunker can be seen just to the left of the silo.

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22 October 2014

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The track to the farm.

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Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel).

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22 October 2014

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The old farm house.
The bunkers were made to look like farm buildings with added roofs.

Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel).

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22 October 2014

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Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel) R669

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The first R668.
Now covered in undergrowth we could not find the entrance.

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Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel).

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22 October 2014

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Another view of the first R668. The camouflage roof has a very high peak.

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22 October 2014

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Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel).

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22 October 2014

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The second R668. This one is accessible via the escape tunnel.

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R668 small six man bunker.

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How an escape tunnel exit works.

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410P9 escape door.

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22 October 2014

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The second R668. Looking into the escape tunnel. Set into the slots would be about ten shutters (picture below), behind them (outside) the tunnel was filled with gravel.

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Escape shutters.

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22 October 2014

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Escape tunnel looking out from the crew room.

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Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel).

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22 October 2014

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Crew room for six men.
The piece of metal on the floor is the escape hatch door.
This must have been a very cramped place with six men in here and all their kit.

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It would have been very cramped.

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Some information here

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410P9 escape door.

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22 October 2014

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Bunk fittings on the wall.

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Three bunks hooked to the steel upright bolted to the wall, then a chain connects then to the roof hook.

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22 October 2014

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Bunk fittings in the roof.

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Ca02 (Ca039 Hourdel).

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22 October 2014

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The door to the gas lock.

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Plan.

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22 October 2014

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Entrance may have had a 491P2 Gittertur gate closing it off.

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491P2 Gittertur.

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22 October 2014

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Looking into he entrance.

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22 October 2014

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Bunker under construction.

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22 October 2014

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Eisenpfahel barbed wire fence stake.
There were quite a few dumped here.

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Some information here

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Some information here

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22 October 2014

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The view from the road.
You can see the bunker and its pitched roof.

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22 October 2014

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