Last year I wrote about a recentely excavated 622 personnel bunker next to the light house of Cap Ferret. The restauration is under way and it looks very good and professional. More pictures can be found via GRAMASA’s Picasa.
In: France, News · Tagged with: 622, ar36, atlantikwall, cap ferret, gramasa, regelbau, restauration
6202 a photo by félixlechat on Flickr. GRAMASA, the local bunker association in the south west of France has uncovered a fantastic 622 with all the camouflage paint still on the walls. The same paint was used to draw this man smoking a pipe. Must be original?
In: France, News · Tagged with: 622, ar 36, arcachon, atlantikwall, cap ferret, gramasa, regelbau
Two years ago we mentioned the renovation of an anti-tank bunker in the south west of France. In May of 2012 the plans were finally put into action. The bunker’s armoured plate was behind bricks but still there including the protecting lifting plate in front. The ball mount for the 4.7cm Festungspak 36 (t) is […]
In: France, News · Tagged with: 506b, ar 234, arcachon, atlantikwall, blockhaus, gramasa, gujan-mestras, les landes, pays basque, regelbau, type, westwall
The first phase for the renovation of a 4.7cm Festungpak casemate in Gujan-Mestras (bording the Bassin d’Arcachon in the south west of France) has started. The Groupe de Recherches Archéologiques sur le Mur de l’Atlantique Secteur Arcachon (GRAMASA), a local group of bunker enthusiastics, will first clear the outside of the bunker and make it […]