Luftwaffe station Octeville

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Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by bunkermaniak » 28 Nov 2021 11:42

Hello :)
near Cherbourg , in Octeville in 1944 there was the "redoute d'Octeville" coded Wn 260 Luft
on 1944 aerial pictures , we cas see the presence of several antennas
what was the fonction of this installation ?

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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by bunkermaniak » 01 Dec 2021 15:03

nobody know?

so it must be a really secret installation :milsmile:

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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by kstdk » 01 Dec 2021 20:50

Hello

Wn 260 Fortin á l´ouest de St. Sauveur? According to Chazettes "Mythe ou Realité" page 264.

But could be Flak-Abt. 931(v) which were ensconced around the Redoute des Fourches, also see this note:

All the antennas is a mystery???

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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by bunkermaniak » 02 Dec 2021 19:23

Hello
No , the "Fort des Fourches" or "Redoute des Fourches" , It's another place = Wn 266 Luft

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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by kstdk » 02 Dec 2021 20:32

Hello

I am a bit concentrated on and interested in the frase "overran three defended Luftwaffe installations in their way" Which could indicate that Redoute des Fourches and Redoute D´Octeville and one more is the three?

Still what was the three Luftwaffe installations in the Octeville area, and what was all the antennas for?

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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by nordfriese » 05 Dec 2021 21:05

Hi!

How sure is the information about the Luftwaffe-post?

Please have a look at this list:
https://wwii.germandocsinrussia.org/de/ ... ect/zoom/4

As far as I noticed, the positions were sometimes not very accurate
and so I guess, this could have been Marinefunkstelle Cherbourg.
In case it isn't, could you tell me please where it was?

Best wishes and stay healthy
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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by bunkermaniak » 06 Dec 2021 19:54

Hello :D
The german color map of Cotentin Peninsula indicate green dot for Luftwaffe positions (Wn 260 , Wn 266...)

About the list :
The coordinates of the MFS Cherbourg matches with the location of the carrière St-Sauveur in Octeville !

But the coordinates "Funkfeuer Luftwaffe" did'n match with a know location

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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by bunkermaniak » 08 Dec 2021 20:43

Hello :D
The Wn 260 could be the "Brennabor" station ???

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Re: Luftwaffe station Octeville

Post by nordfriese » 09 Dec 2021 22:01

bunkermaniak wrote:
06 Dec 2021 19:54
But the coordinates "Funkfeuer Luftwaffe" did'n match with a know location
Hi!

Luftwaffe-Funkfeuer were often with Funksendezentralen of the Luftwaffe.

The position of the Luftwaffe-Funkfeuer fits with a Funksendezentrale,
which is on a map of 320.ID from 1st. Oct. 1942.

And it fits also with a Funksendezentralen-list I found last month in a
published BAMA-file. In this list a "Funksendezentrale 79" at/near Brix
is listed.

Its position is unknown to me, but I make a bet, that the FuSZ and the
FF were at the same position.

Best wishes
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