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Recovery of M19 parts on Guernsey

The guys of Festung Guernsey continue to work on different projects on the Channel Island of Guernsey. One of the exciting ones is the recovery of remains of the automatic mortar M19 at Stützpunkt Großfels. In the future, the M19 bunker there will be turned into a museum.  

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 11:47 am by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Remains of M19 mortar found on Guernsey

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 […]

Posted on June 26, 2012 at 12:09 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bunkersite.com update: Ørland in Norway

We’ve started working on the area around Ørland and Trondheim half way up Norway. Very interesting strong points and bunkers including the famous MKB Ørlandet or Austrått Fort with it’s triple 28cm Gneisenau turret. We’ll add it to the website in the coming weeks. Ørland on Bunkersite.com.

Posted on June 4, 2012 at 9:48 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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It’s raining.. cupolas

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 […]

Posted on June 12, 2011 at 1:59 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · One Comment
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Bunkersite.com update: Pas de Calais, Zeeland, Woensdrecht

Some French additions to the site: Stp Arnika, Leo, Martha, Max, Moritz and Nora in the Nord Pas-de-Calais region. Also the Woensdrecht airport in Holland and some small bunker in Stavenisse. Bunkersite.com updates

Posted on January 18, 2011 at 3:13 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Replica M19

Malcolm Amy shows one of his superb replica’s again. After hundreds of grenade clips, ammo boxes and other stuff he now finished the replica top of the M 19 turret, including a periscope. Great job Malcolm, looking good! Read more on Axis History Forum.

Posted on October 14, 2010 at 5:23 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Fiberglass reproduction M19 turret installed tonight

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.

Posted on May 7, 2010 at 5:33 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Another dug up on Guernsey

Festung Guernsey got permission to dig up the M19 mortar bunker at Stp Rotenstein. Another one in the row of successes by the group of volunteers. The bunker type 633 was hidden under the parking place at Fort Hommet. It has been opened some 25 years ago but now Festung Guernsey will keep it open […]

Posted on April 3, 2010 at 11:32 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Green light for Festung Guernsey’s 633

The guys of Festung Guernsey keep restoring bunkers on the Channel Island of Guernsey. After the Batterie Dollmann, Batterie Scharnhorst and Wn Königsmühlen they now have “conditional approval from the Planning Department” to open up the 633 of Stützpunkt Rotenstein (at Fort Hommet). Plans are to start digging in the new year, clean it up […]

Posted on November 5, 2009 at 6:46 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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