Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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I have been very close to Wn03 but have never visited. With the use of maps, plans and Google Earth I have managed to see what was there.

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Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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The German 1944 plan of Etretat Wn03 covered the entrance into the town from the east.

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Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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IGNF 1945

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1 x R612 + Stollen casemate.
1 x Vf58c Tobruk.
1 x Munitionsbunker.
1 x Vf67 Pz.T. 3.7cm KwK144(f).
1 x 7.5cm F.K.Lag.

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7.5cm F.K.Lag.
Field Kannon.
Landungs Abwehr Geschuetz.
Landing Defence Gun.

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Vf67 Pz.T.-3.7cm KwK144(f).

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R612 casemate.

Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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SHM 1946

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The SHM plan drawn by French military in 1946 showing where they saw the defences were.

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Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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IGNF 1945

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Wire running around parts of the hill, a casemate R612 under construction the other looks finished and a large trench system connecting the positions..

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Bunker under construction..

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Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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The casemate is still in the mound on the hill now surrounded by bushes.

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Turret ring, turret, 3.7cm KwK144(f) and a machine gun.

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7.5cm Field Kannon.

Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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You can just see the casemate pocking out of the bushes.

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R612 casemate.

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Looking through the rear door.


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7.5cm F.K.Lag.
Field Kannon.
Landungs Abwehr Geschuetz.
Landing Defence Gun.

Wn03 Etretat carrière St Claire

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