Maginot Line bunkers

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 23 Sep 2014 13:48

Thank you very much for your help, Marc. :)

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 22 Nov 2014 16:30

Hi all,

Two images from EBay:
Any idea about the gun? 47mm Mle 1934 or 37mm Mle 34

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by ROLAND1369 » 22 Nov 2014 21:07

It is a 75 mm casemate gunModel M1929. The second pic is an artillery block mounting 3 such guns.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 23 Nov 2014 11:47

Thank you very much for ypour help, ROLAND1369. :wink:

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 23 Dec 2014 10:51

Hi all,

A old bunker artillery turret. Fort de Domont 155mm Mougin turret ???

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 05 Jan 2015 20:06

Hi all,

Another image of the turret "Toul":

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Mar 2015 16:47

Hi all,

Tourelle Demontable STG

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by MLW » 10 Mar 2015 20:36

The location is near Montherme.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by chevalier » 10 Mar 2015 23:55

Wacht am Maas…

More precisely it is Fumay, between Givet/Dinant and Monthermé. It was the last position at the west side of the Meuse (between Dinant and Sedan) to fall into German hands (1. Gerbirgs-Division*), the 15th May, without fight (French — 61e division d'infanterie — were gone during the day).

*I don't know recognize uniforms, is it a Gerbirgsjäger on the picture ?

Sorry for my poor english.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 25 Mar 2015 12:20

Hi all,

Another image (from EBay) of one of these turrets:

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 17 May 2015 18:10

Hi all,

An image from EBay:

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 19 May 2015 22:56

Hi all,

Two another images from EBay:

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by ROLAND1369 » 22 May 2015 16:09

The first bunker is unknown to me but the second is not a Maginot artillery block but from the shape of the embrasures is a 100 mm Artillery block of the Czech Benes line. It was built but not armed as the guns had not been completed. From the shape of the embrasures of the first bunker I would more toward it being Czech also.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Pavel Novak » 23 May 2015 00:19

Hello,
the first photo is not czechoslovak casemate. I do not know if it is french or somebody's else.

On the second photo is czechoslovak artillery casemate K-Bg-S 11. It was part of fort Horka and as mentioned by Roland it was without its 100mm howitzers. The crew instead had battery of three 7.5 cm mountain guns vz. 15 placed in front of casemate.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 23 May 2015 11:16

Thank you for your answers, ROLAND1369 and Pavel

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