Archive for the ‘Channel Islands’ Category
CIOS Jersey is about to install a fiberglass reproduction of the armoured mortar turret removed in 1953. It’s another step towards perfection in the restauration project at Corbiere Point on Jersey, one of the Channel Islands. A repro version of the M19 mortar is already in the make too.
In: Channel Islands, News · Tagged with: 633, cios, fiberglass, jersey, m19, mortar, renovation, reproduction
Old news and new news from the beautiful island of Alderney. Finds by Trevor Davenport. Last year a super interesting find was made inside the harbour quay. Two personnel bunkers, probably type 656, are hidden under the concrete. During construction works on the German extension to the quay two bunkers were discovered, each with a covered […]
In: Channel Islands, News · Tagged with: 656, alderney, atlantikwall, harbour, hoffmann
Festung Guernsey got permission to dig up the M19 mortar bunker at Stp Rotenstein. Another one in the row of successes by the group of volunteers. The bunker type 633 was hidden under the parking place at Fort Hommet. It has been opened some 25 years ago but now Festung Guernsey will keep it open […]
In: Channel Islands, News · Tagged with: 633, atlantikwall, channel, festung, guernsey, hommet, islands, m19, rotenstein
A personnel bunker at battery Lothringen on Noirmont, Jersey, was opened up this sunday after being buried for over 60 years. The Jersey branch of the Channel Islands Occupation Society already dug up the bunker in early September but had to wait for permission to break it open. Although the bunker was almost empty it’s still in good […]
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Festung Guernsey have dug open a 676 on Guernsey. The bunker was buried since the fifties. The gun was already recovered in the 1970s but other than that the bunker is in perfect condition. It will be preserved as it is. More photos on Axis History Forum.
In: Channel Islands, News
The guys of Festung Guernsey keep restoring bunkers on the Channel Island of Guernsey. After the Batterie Dollmann, Batterie Scharnhorst and Wn Königsmühlen they now have “conditional approval from the Planning Department” to open up the 633 of Stützpunkt Rotenstein (at Fort Hommet). Plans are to start digging in the new year, clean it up […]
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The volunteers of Festung Guernsey are doing a great job restoring one of the 15cm K18 emplacements of Batterie Scharnhorst. Work has begun on a second emplacement and interconnecting trenches and shelters. See the Axis forum for more information. Festung Guernsey’s website