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Lifting a plate, part two

Some time ago I’ve posted the video by Steve Powell of the Festungspak plate at Wn Schonbucht Mitte on Guernsey. This time I made my own video in Batterie Ørlandet, better known as Austrått Fort in Norway. A group of Czech volunteers restored the gun and accessories to mint condition.

Posted on January 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Another take away piece

A loose embrasure for a 4.7cm Festungspak is ready to be picked up on Jersey. You only have to get it down first. Maybe it’s something for the guys up Le Portel near Boulogne-sur-Mer who demolished a 631 to get the whole gun out. Or should it go back to the original owners, the Czech. […]

Posted on June 13, 2011 at 11:33 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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A Festungspak on Crete

Agia Galini, originally uploaded by Dr Derek Bem. As far as Crete the Germans built bunkers. Gun casemates are known as well as Tobruks. This is a 4.7cm Festungspak 36 (t), with an attached tunnel in the rocks in Agia Galini on the southern coast of Crete. Interesting to see such a weapon even in […]

Posted on December 1, 2010 at 4:32 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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