Seen on Axis History. Festung Guernsey has completed another very successful dig at Stp. Langenberg. This time we were at the Type 633 M19 bunker to see what was buried in the extensively damaged turret room. Once all of the backfill and blown up concrete had been removed we were pleasantly surprised with large parts […]
In: Channel Islands, News · Tagged with: 633, atlantikwall, blockhaus, bunker, channel islands, guernsey, langenberg, m19, maschinengranatwerfer, mortar, perelle, remains
Yesterday was a good day for Panzerteil enthusiastics. First there was the news about the dug up 90P9. But the major news were the three M19 turrets and one turret for a howitzer found on Cazaux military airbase in southwest France! Yes I said four. One turret is a very rare 73P9 ‘für leichte Haubitze […]
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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.
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The Ringstand type 69 for observer/machine gun and mortar is quite common in the Atlantikwall. In Poland however it is an interesting find. Personally, I don’t know of any other place in Poland where you can find a Bauform 69. User Winnicki, on the Fortyfikacje Forum, found four examples near Płock in central Poland. They’re located in […]