Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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Laffaux 160meters above sea level, this was a 10.5cm Flak position covering the east side of FHQ.

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6 x 10.5cm Flak 38.

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2cm Flak 30.

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Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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Laffaux 160m above sea level, this is a six gun batterie of 10.5cm Flak position and three 2cm Flak 30 for lower level. They can all be used in all round defence of the area as a ground roll if necessary. Sitting as it does on the top of a plateaux with views for 360° for many Kilometres.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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The route taken, this was November and the woodland undergrowth had not died down enough. So I would suggest a visit just before spring. the small woodland to the west I think has been removed since the air-photos were taken and the fields is now ploughed and sown with winter wheat.
The batterie B originally consisted of at least 39 buildings:

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.
White - Flak emplacements.
Red ---- Bunkers.
Yellow line - the areas left.

La = Laffaux suffix.
L == Luftwaffe suffix.

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6 x 103a - 10.5 cm flak.
3 x L1 - 2 cm flak 30 L1.
2 x stands for radio transmitter (one of them on a bunker).
5 x bunkers one of them with stand on 1 Stand for Commandant Equipment.
1 x small stand (for distributor).
1 x ring stand.
12 x barracks with splinter protection.
2 x cisterns with 3 water tanks.
3 x 124A - latrines.
1 x L426 - Funkmeßgerätbunker (radar bunker).
La932 underpass allows the crossing of the road under cover.

 

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La420 Geschützstand für 2cm Flak.L1

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La402/409/411/427/400 & 401.
6 x 103a Geschützständ für 10.5cm Flak.

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La428 - L425 Flak bunker for 2cm flak 30.

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La415s - L426 Funkmeßgerätbunker (radar bunker).

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La412 - R621 group shelter.

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La653 - L407 Munitionsunterstand schwere Flak. (Munitionsunterstand heavy Flak).


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10.5cm Flak 38..

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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02 November 2016

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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The track very drivable from Laffaux.

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No not that bad.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La408c.

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An L427 machinery bunker.

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La408c L427.

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L427 machinery bunker [Befehis I-Stand].

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Generator.

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Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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02 November 2016

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La408c.

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L427 machinery bunker entrance.

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Inside a different machinery bunker but gives an idea of what it may be like.

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10.5cm Flak shells.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La408c.

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L427 machinery bunker roof.

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Generator.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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02 November 2016

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La400.

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La400 - 103a type Geschützstand für 10.5cm Flak

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103a Geschützstand für 10.5cm Flak

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Inside one of the niches.
Cable connection 10 pairing.
Remote control.
Cable termination.

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Around the lip of the emplacement these cylinders of concrete gave some protection from bomb or flak splinters.


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One we found in Brittany.

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How the concrete splinter protection fitted on the emplacement..

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Plan.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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Heading on.

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Plan.

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10.5cm Flak 38.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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Well there it is in November hard to see anything.

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Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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A piece of concrete. I think its is one of the water reservoirs.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La419.

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Possibly La419 Barracks 8.1m x 9.3m.

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Plan.

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Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La931.

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La931 108a Vier wasserbehalter (Four water containers)

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Plan.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La931.

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La931 108a Vier wasserbehalter (Four water containers)

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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02 November 2016

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La931.

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La931 108a Vier wasserbehalter (Four water containers)

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L1 for 2cm Flak 30.

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2cm Flak 30.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La419b.

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La419b L1 Geschützste Baracke 9.3m x 18m (protected barracks).

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2cm Flak 30.

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Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La419b.

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La419b geschützte Baracke 9.3m x 18m (protected barracks).

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Wooden hut that may have been used here.

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German wooden hut.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La419b.

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La419b geschutzte Baracke 9.3m x 18m (protected barracks).

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This is a protected barracks at another flak site.

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Inside a barracks.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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Luftwaffe Flak crew.

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Luftwaffe Flak crew.

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Luftwaffe Flak crew.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La416b.

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La416b Stand für Funkmeßgerät (Radio measuring instrument - Platform for rangefinder).

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Rangefinder.

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10.5cm Flak.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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02 November 2016

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La416b.

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La416b Stand für Funkmeßgerät (Radio measuring instrument - Platform for rangefinder).

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Flak batterie layout.

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High flying B17's that flew over the FHQ on June which caused an air raid warning and a rush to the shelters.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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A large protected hut at Wn349 La Roche, Normandy.

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A large protected hut inside at Wn349 La Roche, Normandy.

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A large protected hut inside at Osteck, Cherbourg, Normandy.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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Concrete in the sunset.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. La417b.

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La417b one of three here geschutzteI Baracke 8.1m x 19m. (protected barracks).

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Flak.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux. Clear sky.

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163meters above sea level with views over the valley with the FHQ in the valley.

Führerhauptquartier ´Wolfsschlucht 2´ Flakstellung ´B´

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Flakstellung ´B´ Laffaux.

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