Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

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Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by Francisco » 14 Sep 2012 19:03

Are there any known maps or period photos showing this area and how it was fortified?

I came across the following photo on Bundesarchiv but no more:

http://i47.tinypic.com/2rfsy09.jpg

Remains can still be seen:

http://www.bunkerpictures.nl/datasheets ... ncnez.html

Thank you in advance,Francisco

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by kstdk » 15 Sep 2012 10:41

Hello

The positions in that area is described very detailed in Alain Chazette´s book "Atlantikwall Mythe ou Réalité" on pages 81 to 114.

Also shows the drawing and map at pages 82 and 103.

I can recomend the book very much to everyone who is interested in the Atlantikwall in France.

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by Francisco » 17 Sep 2012 10:25

Thank you for your time to post those illustrations, particularly the second one.

This is just for a small project and at this point I wont be investing in new books although it's so tempting :\

I came across a couple more photos:

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When did this destruction occur?


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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by dirk Peeters » 17 Sep 2012 13:36

For a more acurate and complete plan
go and look in the book Wissant from Hervé O , Jorg Poweleit , Dirk Peeters , Yannick Delefosse
There is a much more acirate polan and with no faults in it
I don t know if am allowed to place it here

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by Francisco » 17 Sep 2012 13:45

I read and answered your suggestion last week at the AtlantikWall forum, thank you again. At this point, I wont be investing in more books.

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by kstdk » 17 Sep 2012 13:59

Hello Francisco

This project of yours, can you tell a little bit more about this?

What´s it about?

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by Francisco » 17 Sep 2012 14:17

Oh, I build scale models and wish to represent that area as a small diorama. I take great pleasure from the research process and would like to create something accurate and meaningful, taking in account the importance of that section of coast during the early stages of war.

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I would like to make it look like this one:

http://www.oct.zaq.ne.jp/modelograd/g1_14.htm

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I have other bunker projects if you're interested:

http://fbminisworkbench.blogspot.pt/sea ... euqueville
http://fbminisworkbench.blogspot.pt/sea ... ype%20E%22
http://fbminisworkbench.blogspot.pt/sea ... r%20Attack
http://fbminisworkbench.blogspot.pt/sea ... %20diorama

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by kstdk » 17 Sep 2012 20:08

Hi

Very interesting and - Very fine work done here!!

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by Francisco » 19 Sep 2012 16:30

Thank you again!

The Dover Patrol Memorial was erected in 1922 and destroyed on the 7th July 1944 by the panicking germans.

The french built a new one in 1962 and it was restored in 2007.

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by Stropke » 15 Nov 2012 14:13

My grandfather Léon De Keyser (Gent - Belgium - 1879-1946) was the architect from the Dover Patrol Memorial. Mister Martiny from Brussels (Belgiuim) was the constructor.

I found in the familyarchives a picture sended by Mr. Martiny to my grandfather with the message "A monsieur L. De Keyser, architecte, au souvenir de notre collaboration - 15.XI.1921"
("To mr L. De Keyser, archtect, in memory of our collaboration - 15.XI.1921 - signed: Martiny (constructor, Brussels").

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by jopaerya » 10 Dec 2013 17:55

This should be the W.R. at Blanc Nez after a bomber attack in 1943 , should be a very precise attack
as you can see the housing behind the W.R. is complete gone . Any other idea's ???

Picture = Ebay

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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by dirk Peeters » 10 Dec 2013 18:01

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If its correct it schoulb be this one
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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by SES » 10 Dec 2013 19:38

Hi Friends,
Thanks for sharing Pictures of this rare radar emplacement.
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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by dirk Peeters » 10 Dec 2013 19:42

here an old and not good drawn plan of this one , it looks not good but the measurements are good
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Re: Cap Blanc Nez, Pas de Calais, France

Post by SES » 10 Dec 2013 19:56

Hi Dirk,
Thanks a lot, the W-R foundation is my favorite radar foundation due to the multitude of existing variants:
http://www.gyges.dk/W-R%20variants%204.pdf
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