Maginot Line bunkers

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 15 May 2012 23:00

Thank you, Pavel.

Any idea about these other two bunkers?

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Pavel Novak » 16 May 2012 08:40

Both Czechoslovak: light objects type 1937

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 23 May 2012 10:55

Pavel wrote
Both Czechoslovak: light objects type 1937
Thank you, again, Pavel. However both bunkers not look exactly the same :? :? The first one appears larger and has a side door

Here, another image (from Ebay) of one of these bunkers. Czechoslovak??

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by MLW » 23 May 2012 17:32

Yes, that bunker is Czech.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Pavel Novak » 23 May 2012 19:51

Sturm78 wrote: However both bunkers not look exactly the same :? :? The first one appears larger and has a side door
There were five main anti-infantry versions of LO 1937 (plus three anti-tank versions for field ATG) with numerous subvariants. Some 9000 of these objects were built (plus some 850 of older type 1936).

That entrance area is actually on the rear, MG is on right side and front is covered by that stones - it still lacks also some soil over that stones - white facade shows its intended reach.

Here are some projections of several subvariants of versions A and B:
http://www.vsestudy.cz/2006/02/o-bunkre ... nebranili/

Anyway if you have more photos of Czechoslovak fortifications to question you can post them here:
Board index ‹ The Allies & the Neutral States ‹ Other Allies and the Neutral States ‹ Czechoslovak armed forces
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 2&t=187924

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Jose85 » 30 May 2012 21:26

Tourelle Demontable STG
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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by MLW » 30 May 2012 22:10

From the look of the camouflage pattern on the turret and the terrain,my guess is that the location is somewhere in either Fortified Sector Faulquemont or Sarre.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 01 Jun 2012 08:27

Hi all,

Image from Ebay:

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Pavel Novak » 01 Jun 2012 10:28

Czechoslovak - I think that it is OP-S 21 near Opava city (northern border with Germany).

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Jose85 » 03 Jun 2012 14:55

another T.D. STG
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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by MLW » 03 Jun 2012 15:23

The two photos water marked "fotoshop44" were taken of a turret located inside a strong point. In the bottom photo you can see a trench forward of the turret.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Sturm78 » 04 Jun 2012 17:02

Pavel Novak wrote
Czechoslovak - I think that it is OP-S 21 near Opava city (northern border with Germany).
Thank you, again, Pavel. As you can see I have no idea of ​​fortifications :lol:

On the other hand, another image from Ebay. Accoding to photocaption, french bunker cupola, but I do not know if it is correct

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by MLW » 04 Jun 2012 21:17

The photo is of a GFM (observation and machine gun) cupola of a French casemate located on the bank of the Rhine River near Strasbourg.

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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by Jose85 » 07 Jun 2012 21:21

Another T.D -from eBay
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Re: Maginot Line bunkers

Post by MLW » 08 Jun 2012 06:37

That is an unidentified tourelle demontable near Petite Ouvrage Teting in Fortified Sector Faulquemont, southeast of Metz.

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