Dummy Batteries

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Dummy Batteries

Post by Manuferey » 13 Feb 2010 15:19

Here is a picture (from ebay.fr) of a dummy coastal battery simulating what looks to me like 15 cm SK L/45 guns. According to the ebay caption, the picture had been taken in Upper Normandy, i.e. between Le Havre and Le Tréport.

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Re: Dummy Coastal Battery

Post by JTG » 14 Feb 2010 00:51

Any records of dummy bombs being dropped on it?

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Re: Dummy Coastal Battery

Post by jopaerya » 14 Feb 2010 10:35

Nice Topic Emmanuel

Nice to see that the guns were made so good that you can recognise the proposed guntype .

Photo's = Ebay.de

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Post by Manuferey » 14 Feb 2010 15:00

Two more fake guns, one with real horses.

I think the German called a dummy gun "Geschutzattrape":

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by Sturm78 » 11 Oct 2011 09:15

Hi all,

Fake gun??

Image from Ebay
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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by jopaerya » 05 May 2012 15:51

Here a nice example of a dummy gun with dummy personel :lol:

Photo = Ebay

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by c_hoff82 » 05 May 2012 22:58

Hehe, a real nice one :lol:

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by Manuferey » 22 May 2012 02:16

Here is an interesting and quite elaborate dummy railway gun (from ebay.de). The caption in the back of the picture reads "Theo Scheingeschütz" i.e. "Theo Dummy Gun" (or something close).

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by jopaerya » 08 Jul 2012 10:55

Hello

From the B.P.K. Archive a few picture's of a fake heavy battery with (fake??) bunkers .

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by Manuferey » 08 Jul 2012 14:04

Jos,

The space visible below between the bottom of the bunker and the uneven ground tends to indicate a fake bunker indeed.

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by jopaerya » 09 Jul 2012 15:15

Hi Emmanuel

I have tried to find more picture's of the "bunkers" but looking at your post they are just wooden bunkers .

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by AW » 10 Jul 2012 07:32

no Battr. but it looks also like a fake :roll:
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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by kstdk » 10 Jul 2012 10:24

Hello

Some pictures from Hanstholm - Scheinanlage für 38 cm. Batterie:

source: http://www.hanstholmregistreringen.dk/s ... edata.html

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by kstdk » 10 Jul 2012 10:25

Hello

A couple more - same source:

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Re: Dummy Batteries

Post by jopaerya » 10 Jul 2012 13:03

Hi Kurt

Funny picture of the sniper hole and nice picture's of the fake battery of Hansted .

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