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LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by stril » 01 Jul 2007 15:55

Hello
Have been looking at some Fluwas lately and it seems that some of them(at least 4/5) had a similar setup. A small bunker with a cupola with openings for plexiglass. The cupola is mounted on a small rail, and seems to have been movable. Would be interested seeing photos of such setup from other places, and also any info of equipment used.
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Post by jopaerya » 01 Jul 2007 16:56

Hi "travel-guide" Stril

Nice device the rotating Fluwacupola , here some pictures from Ebay .de
also from Fluwa's , in Holland there was even a Fluwa-tobruk .

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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by SES » 01 Jul 2007 20:16

stril wrote:Hello
Have been looking at some Fluwas lately and it seems that some of them(at least 4/5) had a similar setup. A small bunker with a cupola with openings for plexiglass. The cupola is mounted on a small rail, and seems to have been movable. Would be interested seeing photos of such setup from other places, and also any info of equipment used.
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Hi stril,
A small bunker? a kingdom (small) for a drawing please.
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Post by TH » 01 Jul 2007 23:27

Speaking of plexiglas...
I found a tobruk (58c) with a plexiglas cupola and thought it was added after the war.
It's part of Luftwaffenstützpunkt "Ringelnatter" (Søndervig/Denmark).
Could it actually be an original cupola?
Picture is here:
http://www.atlantikwall-denmark.net/ind ... g=31&b=531

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Post by stril » 02 Jul 2007 19:55

Hello
A small bunker? a kingdom (small) for a drawing please.
Sorry, cant help. Just sold the drawing to another one. His offer was half a kingdom, and the princess.. :lol:
When it comes to the other ringstand i i dont know. But i can add that there seems to be a ringstand in my area that might have had a cupola too.
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Post by Erik E » 02 Jul 2007 21:16

Maybe something similar?
Atleast it seems like it had windows/plexiglass

Photo from Tarva / MKB Husöen
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Post by SES » 02 Jul 2007 21:26

Hi,
It certainly seems as if a FLUWA is not just a FLUWA, just like a 58 c Tobruk is not just a Tobruk. :wink:
Very interesting discoveries, thanks for sharing.
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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by jopaerya » 06 Apr 2011 13:26

Hello All

Looks like plexiglass cupola with Luftwaffe personel at Marseille .

Photo = Ebay

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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by stril » 07 Apr 2011 09:04

Hello Jos
Nice picture :-) Old or present auction ?
Added some pictures from a Flüwa in the Bergen area. This one didnt have a cupola that could rotate. Some remains of the plexiglass is still visible
It was later disbanded by LW and taken over by the Heer. It was one of the few Heeres Flüwa in my area.
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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by jopaerya » 24 Oct 2011 16:42

Hello All

Here a drawing of a typical Fluwa tobruk , build on several places at the coastline in Holland .

Drawing = National Archive

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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by SES » 24 Oct 2011 17:07

Hi Jos,
Outstanding, thanks for sharing.
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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by jopaerya » 28 Oct 2011 15:03

Here a photo a of a FluWa post .

Photo = Beeldbankwo2

Regards Jos
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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by Andrzej Ditrich » 28 Oct 2011 15:42

Thanks Jos for interesting plan! :milsmile:

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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by stril » 28 Oct 2011 16:15

Interesting drawing and pictures. Thanks Jos.
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Re: LW plexiglass cupolas

Post by jopaerya » 19 Oct 2012 15:55

Looks to me a other model Flugwache with the number 1 till 12 .

Photo = Ebay

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