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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Jul 2023 7:32 p.m. PST

…Cleus Foz (Finistère-FR)

"The reading of literature concerning the Atlantic Wall (Dupont, 1994) (Chazette, 1995) (Duquesne, 1976) and of previous published articles (Tomezzoli & Marzin, 2015) (Tomezzoli & Pottier, 2016a) (Tomezzoli & Pottier, 2016b) (Tomezzoli, 2017) , describing the surviving components of the German military structures of the Atlantic Wall, may have conveyed the concept that they were formed by Regelbauten (rule-built constructions) (Rs). This concept is not totally wrong, but leads to neglect the role played by the verstärktenfeldmäßigen Bauwerke (strengthened field constructions) (Vf) often included in said structures. The Vfs were bunkers of various designs, conceived for resisting to bombs up to 50 kg on the coverage and 105 mm direct impacts on the walls. The Vfs of the WW II heavy artillery battery of Cleus Foz (Finistère-FR) integrated the Rs offering easy and rapid solutions to the necessities of storing materials, lodging personnel and providing combat positions…."

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Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2023 9:54 a.m. PST


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2023 2:09 p.m. PST

Happy for that…


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