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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

 

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Area 4 covers the flak nord site. showing where the Flak Nord defence was situated in large open emplacements with crew and ammunition below. There is also a large concrete wall, either a sand wall (I will explain later) or an artillery butts to fire into??.

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Flak.

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7.5cm Flak M17/34(f).

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Rangefinder.

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Geoportail 1952

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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This is the area of ‘Flak Nord’ I have numbered the positions to make it easier.
1 - OB Flak.
2 - OB Flak
3 - Fl242 Flak emplacement.
4 - OB Flak.
5 - OB Flak (destroyed).
2 x Tobruk´s one an observation type.

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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French Military boundary stone.

StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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I presume a sand loading wall. These were to allow sand to be removed from the beach and loaded onto trains to build defences and maybe used the Lorient U-Boat pens.

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Lorient U-Boat Pens.

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Sand wall loading bay at Gatteville.

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Horse drawn tipper trailer.

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Sand loading wall.

StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Sand loading wall.

StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Barbed wire on the grass, part of the wired defence and mine fields.

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Wire.

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Planting mines.

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Geoportail 1950's

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Plan of the Flak Nord site. 1. was destroyed post war due either to artillery or bombing practice. The site may have been used as a training target.

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Fl424 Medium and Light Flak emplacement.

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Fl424 bunker.

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Fl424 elevation.

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06 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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1. OB Flak emplacement.

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Plan.

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7.5cm Flak M17/34(f).

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24 June 2002

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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1. OB Flak emplacement.

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7.5cm Flak M17/34(f).

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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How the site could have looked. With here four captured 7.5cm Flak M17/34(f) ex French guns.

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24 June 2002

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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2. OB Flak emplacement.
Flak emplacement for a French 7.5cm Flak M17/34(f) Flak gun.

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Plan.

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7.5cm Flak M17/34(f).

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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2. OB Flak emplacement.

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7.5cm Flak M17/34(f).

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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2. OB Flak emplacement. .
The narrow entrance into the emplacement.

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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2. OB Flak emplacement.
Note the hinge pin and the slight recess for a wooden door to close off the entrance.

Communications.

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Kriegsmarine Flak Gunners patch..

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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2. OB Flak emplacement.
Floor of the Flak emplacement, no ready ammunition spaces around the gun, that is unusual for most Flak emplacements.

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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2. OB Flak emplacement.
The view from above. No ready ammunition, no communications cable inlets?? more questions than answers.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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3.Fl242 Flak emplacement.
Fl242 emplacement for medium and light Flak.
This is a proper German Flak emplacement with ready ammunition spaces that can be seen around the outside wall and the larger square crew communications space where communications cables would come in from a command post and relay height, wind, aircraft speed, etc.

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Plan.

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Fl424 Medium and Light Flak emplacement.

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Fl424 Medium and Light Flak emplacement.

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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3. Fl242 Flak emplacement.
Fl242 emplacement for medium and light Flak.

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Fl424 Medium and Light Flak emplacement.

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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3. Fl242 Flak emplacement.
Fl242 emplacement for medium and light Flak

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Fl242 plan, underneath is a two roomed bunker with an entrance and gas lock, a crew room and an ammunition room.

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Vf58c there are at least ten Tobruk's on the whole site and two were here.

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Vf58c.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Vf58c Tobruk crew room space.

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Plan.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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Vf58c Tobruk

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23 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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4. OB Flak emplacement.

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Plan.

StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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4. OB Flak emplacement.
It looks as though extra concrete has been added to protect the seaward side of the emplacement. .

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Plan of an S487 Fire Control Post.

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7.5cm Flak M17/34(f)..

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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4. OB Flak emplacement.

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Flak crews badge.

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Kriegsmarine Flak gunners patch.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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4. OB Flak emplacement.

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US B17's bombing Lorient.

StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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28 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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4. OB Flak emplacement..
There is another cutaway for a door to be fitted and the hinge is still in place.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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5. OB Flak emplacement.
This one was damaged either in the war or before 1950's when the first was destroyed.

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Plan.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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5. OB Flak emplacement.
Hold fast for the anti-aircraft gun.

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ranging.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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5. OB Flak emplacement.

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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The second Vf58c Tobruk.

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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The second Vf58c Tobruk.
This one is modified so that it can be used as an observation post whilst the second crew man can fire his machine gun.

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Vf58c observation .

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26 October 2006

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.

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The second Vf58c Tobruk.
This one is modified so that it can be used as an observation post whilst the second crew man can fire his machine gun.

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673

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31 August 2013

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StP Va300 Plouharnel M.K.B.Hella E.673 Area 4 covers the flak nord site.
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