Bunkers with tank turrets!

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by jopaerya » 13 May 2014 18:53

Very nice picture's Wolf-Hound :thumbsup:

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 13 May 2014 19:00

jopaerya wrote:Very nice picture's Wolf-Hound :thumbsup:
Thank you

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by dirk Peeters » 14 May 2014 07:34

thanks
very intresting
do you have a plan of the tobruk ?
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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 14 May 2014 08:40

dirk Peeters wrote:thanks
very intresting
do you have a plan of the tobruk ?
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Bunker should dig up buried in the ground, and debris.
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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by dirk Peeters » 14 May 2014 08:58

ok Thanks
looks an intresting one looks greater than the standard type 67 or newer version ...

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by Tommygunn » 14 May 2014 09:23

Great photos!
I was looking at the photos and made a few observations. First, that the bunker appears to use a German modified (cupola hatch), early, Hotchkiss H35 and of that just the upper half of the hull, i.e. engine deck (note engine grills - period and modern photos) and sides plus drivers armour and vision ports.

Not unusual you might say.

However, I also noticed that in the original wartime photo the tank hull is orientated in a different direction to that of the modern day photo. In the period photo the tank hull has it's left side facing the bay and hills while in the recent photo the front of the hull is facing the hills.

Surely, on a whim one day, the Germans didn't decide to rotate the bunker 90°? Also, as it strands the top surface, i.e. the concrete around the tank hull does not match to that of the period photo. In the modern photo the hull and concrete are pretty much flush whereas in the period photo there are steps from steel to concrete.

I'd really like to have a look at the area to the side and behind the bunker.

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 14 May 2014 09:46

Yes, we think now. Bunker upside-maybe it was construction equipment after WWII.Foto Liinahamari made ​​in 100%.

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by Tommygunn » 14 May 2014 09:56

I know the position is exact which is why I mentioned the orientation toward the bay and hills. My point was that the orientation of the bunker/tank hull is different.

Looking at the above period photo I can only presume that the the hull WAS dug up and reset in a more substantial block of concrete.

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 14 May 2014 09:59

Tommygunn wrote:I know the position is exact which is why I mentioned the orientation toward the bay and hills. My point was that the orientation of the bunker/tank hull is different.

Looking at the above period photo I can only presume that the the hull WAS dug up and reset in a more substantial block of concrete.

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Yes, we think the same way.
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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 14 May 2014 10:17

Second tank turret in Liinahamari,1944.
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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by Tommygunn » 14 May 2014 11:12

Can someone pinpoint these bunkers on Google Earth?

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by kstdk » 14 May 2014 11:18

Hello

Maybe the coastal erosion has changed the coastline?

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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 14 May 2014 11:46

Tommygunn wrote:Can someone pinpoint these bunkers on Google Earth?

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He completely destroyed.
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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 14 May 2014 11:47

kstdk wrote:Hello

Maybe the coastal erosion has changed the coastline?

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Beachfront blurred, but repositioning hopper is military construction work after the war.
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Re: Bunkers with tank turrets!

Post by wolf-hound » 14 May 2014 12:41

wolf-hound wrote:
Tommygunn wrote:Can someone pinpoint these bunkers on Google Earth?

Tom.
He completely destroyed(turret №2)
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turret №1:
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