Sad news from Lorient, France, this week. At least two gun bunkers type M 170 of battery Locqueltas, near Larmor Plage, are being demolished. A casino will be built on the spot. Photos via http://atlantikwall.superforum.fr/t15717-c-est-la-fin-de-locqueltas
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What does a bunker sound like when it’s being demolished? At Péristyle near Lorient Kriegsmarine shelters are being demolished to make place for a new residential area.
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Seen on Atlantikwall Superforum today. Le Duke visited the roof of the Keroman III U-Boot bunker in Lorient and photographed a 1P7 Eingangsüberdeckung. This very rare armoured part was thought be built only in a Regelbau 514 in Turosl in Poland. The 20cm thick ceiling of the cover was as protective as 2m of concrete […]
In: France, News · Tagged with: 1p7, armoured, atlantikwall, base, bsm, eingangsüberdeckung, keroman, lorient, marins, panzer, part, sous, u-boot
Through the French Atlantikwall Forum I read the sad news that the very special 4.7cm Festungspak 36 (t) in a 612 at Kerbascuirl near Plouhinec (south of Bretagne) has disappeared. Although it was a miracle the gun was still there after so many years it’s still very disappointing. At the moment there’s no info on […]