Prefab Tobruk

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by JKernwerk » 12 Jan 2020 15:08

In the Channel Islands there are also square tobruks (looking a bit like the one posted by Alex) but these are not prefab.
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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by jopaerya » 13 Dec 2020 09:53

On the page before this there are a few examples of tobruk build in brick/stone and a upper deck from concrete.
Does anyone seen these tobruks in Belgium or Holland , I know Tim never found then in Holland :D

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by JKernwerk » 13 Dec 2020 11:38

Jos, Yes we have.
In Wn.236 H. on Goeree there are two Tobruks that are made just like they made the normal bunkers with a concrete floor and top the walls are made of bricks (not shure if these are bricks all the way or just brick walls and concrete in between).
But keep in mind the Tobruks are made by normal bricks and not Formsteine as on the photo's, and they are built like a genuine 58c and not square in form.
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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by jopaerya » 13 Dec 2020 12:18

Thank you very much Jack :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by pierrot » 14 Dec 2020 14:04

Hello Jos

I know 2 places in Belgium where you can still find ringstand build up with bricks: Lissewege in KVA2 (still 2 bricks tobruks visible today) and Ramskapelle in KVA3 (1 ringstand).
These are very early ringstand, probably from 1941 or early 1942 because the position in Lissewege (first emplacement Stp E687) was abandonned in October 1942 for another one further away and the one in Ramskapelle (Stp 6./AR 139) was abandonned as well after February 1943.

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by jopaerya » 14 Dec 2020 17:11

Thanks Pierre

There is in Wn. Boelcke ( North Beveland ) one tobruk with brick as walls, according to the BRV there was also one
Wn. Alarich also in North Beveland. It looks the brick walls are thicker then the "normal" 40 cm walls for a tobruk ??

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by AW » 14 Dec 2020 23:46

Hi,
remember the one at Kijkduin... they look also special?!
Was it in concret, Tim?
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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by der bunkermann » 16 Dec 2020 22:06

Hi my German friend,
I can't proof it of course , but on other pictures the tobruks at WN 66 really look like concrete. This small observation post is most likely also made of concrete..
The tunnels behind were brick :lol:

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by AW » 17 Dec 2020 09:37

Good morning my dutch friend,
yes the tunnels for shure... I measured them together with Remco 5 years ago for you :)
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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by der bunkermann » 17 Dec 2020 14:03

:thumbsup: And very accurate!!
Correction,
No obs, but tobruk for tank cupola..

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by hakobordeaux » 17 Dec 2020 21:47

Hello Gentlemen,

What do u think about these concrete buildings ?

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by Dirk Peeters1 » 18 Dec 2020 17:34

strange yes

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by forttravel » 21 Sep 2022 18:13

Design for eastern front 1943. Ringstand made of bricks and prefab concrete beams. A makeshift version for trenches?
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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by jopaerya » 21 Sep 2022 18:37

Very nice found Forttravel :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Prefab Tobruk

Post by Eax-E » 21 Sep 2022 20:08

Lucky find forttravel, thanks for sharing !

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