Ca10 Vaudricourt Luftwaffe station 'Scorpion'.
Luftwaffe station 'Scorpion'.
2 x V299 Würzburg Radars.
1 x L480 Wasserman Klein Heidelberg radar.
1 x L479.
1 x L486.
1 x R646 water bunker.
2 x R622 twin group bunker.
9 x L2.
2 x Freya Stellung.
20 x Feldm.
9 x 2cm Flak 30.
2cm Flak 30.
L480 for a Wasserman radar.
I did not visit the site but it is reasonably easy to find.
This is the junction that you need to take to get to Ca010.
L480 Wasserman Klein Heidelberg Fu.MG 402 radar better known to the allies as 'Chimney'
Freya Fu.MG 450 A/N.
Würzburg Anton Fu.SE 62 39.
An Allied target air photo taken in November 1943.
Allied drawing of a Freya radar array.
Another Allied plan of a Wasserman S/ Klein Heidelberg
L479 bunker for a night fighter controller 'Anton'.
A plan of the site showing all the buildings/bunkers/radars & AA defence.
L486 bunker or permanent radar device?
R622 twin group bunker.
There were nine L2 emplacements for 2 & 3cm Flak guns.
1947 air photo.
You can still see the bomb craters around the area.
Würzburg radar cabinet.
Luftwaffe officers working on radars.
Würzburg with the radar cabinet at the rear where the operators worked.
i. Target consists of a pair of Giant Würzburgs, two Freya's, a small Wurzburg and a chimney of cylinder type.
ii. The whole site is heavily defended with light AA, machine guns, trenches and wire defences.
Details from secret Rhubarb Operations -Appendix XII. Kew.
Spitfire photo reconnaissance.
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