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Goldmine in France

Again a unique find in France. Last week we wrote about the four M19 cupolas found on Cazaux military airport. Now we can add two more ones to the list. But this time the turrets are of a type that I thought didn’t exist anymore: the Kleinstglocke 24P8, an early design 250mm thick observation turret. […]

Posted on June 18, 2011 at 1:38 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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Very rare armoured part ‘found’

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 […]

Posted on December 8, 2010 at 8:30 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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