Wn19 Colleville-sur-Orne (nord)

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4./ Grenadier-Regiment 736.
2 x Vf58c Tobruk.
1 x Feldm.

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Vf58 Tobruk.

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Tobruk.

Wn19 Colleville-sur-Orne (nord)

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Situated just back from the beach.

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Wn19 Colleville-sur-Orne (nord)

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Wn19 was situated north of Colleville-sur-Orne and today there is very little remaining.

Wn19 Colleville-sur-Orne (nord)

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1940's

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It looks as though it was set into a hedge row and the white marks left could be the two Tobruk's were??

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Wn19 Colleville-sur-Orne (nord)

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09 March 2013

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09 March 2013

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Its a slightly longer Tobruk than normal?

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It may be a Bf67neu?

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Tobruk design.

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09 March 2013

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Vf_Ic116

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09 March 2013

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To me this looks like a hurriedly made Tobruk. Its longer than it should be and is not finished off as most Tobruks were.

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09 March 2013

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Showing up as the field with surrounding trees.

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The field.

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German artillery map

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The German artillery fire plan for Wn19 actually marked on the plan. Also the names 'Feiburg', 'Füssen' & 'Engers' are the fire targets for beach drenching if the beach is attacked as it was on D-Day.

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7.5cm Field Kannon.

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7.5cm Field Gun.

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15cm Kannon.

Wn19 Colleville-sur-Orne (nord)

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1944

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British Sherman's attacking near Evrecy.