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Criqueboeuf plage is a small promontory to the east of Villerville and can be accessed from along the beach from Villerville or parking in Criqueboeuf and walking down to the beach.

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5cm KwK 39 L/60.

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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Skoda 4.7cm gun.

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1 x Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).
1 x Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).
1 x R141c.
1 x Vf58c.
1 x Ringstand 5cm KwK.
1 x SK. (Vf66)
1 x 4.7 Pak K.36(t).
1 x 5cm KwK L/60 Pak gun.

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Plan of most of StP Gruppe Trouville, K.V.A.'G'.

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22 July 2008

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The walk from Villerville with debris all over the beach.

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Even a fossil.

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Barbed wire.

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Foundations.

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Pipes.

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22 July 2008

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141c

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141c Plan.

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141c elevation.

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More debris.

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22 July 2008

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141c

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A lovely old side valve engine.

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141c bunker on the left and the protective wall on the right. Some may have a Tobruk actually fitted into the wall to protect the rear door.

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Alarm!

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22 July 2008

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141c a closer look at that wall.

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22 July 2008

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141c entrance with its close combat window and the niche on the right may have held a speaking tube?

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Speaking tube.

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Plan.

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22 July 2008

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141c turning right

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Plan.

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22 July 2008

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141c 19P8 door.

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Plan.

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19P8 steel door with a small glass window and a rubber gas seal.

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22 July 2008

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141c crew room. The uprights have hooks on to hold bed bunks. There would be steel strips bolted to the wall with corresponding hooks.

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Bed in storage.

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How the bunk beds looked.

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22 July 2008

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141c the bolts in the wall to hold the steel uprights.

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Bunk fittings.

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22 July 2008

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The 141c close combat window.

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48P8 close combat window.

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22 July 2008

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Frame of the gas pressure pump to overpressure the air inside the bunker to stop gas entering the bunker. The pump would be hand driven.

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An almost complete system.

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German gas mask.

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Gas filter.

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22 July 2008

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Behind the 19P8 door is the escape hatch.

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410P9 escape door.

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Escape.

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22 July 2008

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Store room.

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141c plan.

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Rations.

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Stores.

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22 July 2008

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141c showing the steps down into the bunker.

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141c elevation.

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31 October 2010

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141c in the distance.

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22 July 2008

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Vf66.

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22 July 2008

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Escape with its steel steps broken away from a bunker.

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The different ways of making the escapes.

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22 July 2008

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Ringstand for a 5cm KwK.

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How it may have looked.

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5cm KwK emplacement.

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22 July 2008

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Ringstand for a 5cm KwK.

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Ringstand for a 5cm KwK and a Vf66 bunker.

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22 July 2008

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Ringstand for a 5cm KwK.

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Vf66 and ringstand.

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Ammunition niches all the way around.

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Ammunition niche broken away.

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30 October 2010

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Ringstand for a 5cm KwK.

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It may have looked very much like this one at Trou04.

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30 October 2010

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Ringstand for a 5cm KwK.

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5cm KwK Pak L/60.

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5cm KwK Pak L/60.

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22 July 2008

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22 July 2008

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Vf66 entrance.

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Vf66 plan.

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22 July 2008

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Vf66 possibly the ammunition room.

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Stacked ammunition.

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Vf66 ammunition room.

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22 July 2008

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Vf66 crew room with the escape hatch in the rear wall.

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Crew room.

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Vf66 plan.

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410P9 escape door.

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22 July 2008

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation) and SK Pak..

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30 October 2010

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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22 July 2008

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation). Note the camouflage effect above the main structure.

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).
Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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Observation room.

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22 July 2008

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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Crew room.

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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22 July 2008

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation) with the tide coming in.

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Observation room.

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30 October 2010

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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Observation room.

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Observation room.

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Close up of the camouflaged concrete.

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22 July 2008

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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During construction.

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During construction.

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22 July 2008

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Schnabelstand, (Vf observation).

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30 October 2010

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).

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30 October 2010

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak). The embrasure with the spent ammunition vat in front to catch the shells from the 4.8cm cannon.

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An original picture of the bunker and I have outlined the camouflage effects painted on it.

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4.7cm cannon shell.

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4.7cm shell case.

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4.7cm ammunition.

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30 October 2010

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak) rear entrance.

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak) showing the chicane entrance.

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak) showing the chicane entrance.

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30 October 2010

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak). The main door either its all been removed or it was never fitted??

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30 October 2010

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).

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30 October 2010

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4.7cm Skoda Pak. It was designed to fit inside a bunker and a special steel embrasure set into the concrete of the bunker.

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The gun in situ.

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).

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30 October 2010

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The special steel embrasure set into the concrete of the bunker. .

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770P4 steel embrasure.

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4.7cm shell case.

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).

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30 October 2010

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak). The observation slit where the gun commander would shout fire orders to the gunners.

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Gun commander viewing through the slit.

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30 October 2010

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Vf Skoda bunker (SK Pak).

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30 October 2010

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