HKB Westende 3./826

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HKB Westende 3./826

Post by myt1prod » 21 Aug 2013 20:58

Hello,

On the website http://www.atlantikwall.tk/ you can already find a nice photo-overview of the remains of this coastal battery shortly after the clean-up of the infamous 'camping "Cosmos"' which was located for many years in the middle of the former HKB. Due to this 'extreme make-over' (= the cleaning up of the former campingsite) the photo's on this link show a desolate landscape... over 2 years later now, nature had the time to reclaim her property, also (for once) the environmental gouvernment chose not to put the remaining bunkers inside the off-limits nature reserve, thus the bunkers can be visited freely although the bunkers themselves are not accessible and sealed off with a metal fence (some of which have already been removed by possible bunkerfanatics or perhaps vandals...)

So let me take you on a tour on a sunny day through the HKB Westende...
But before kicking off with my photo-overview, here's something I've found in the wellknown Leitstand of the HKB... I wonder; didn't anyone notice this before me?? Searching the net and the many wellknown bunkersites I can't find any mentioning/photos.
(see also: http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... &p=1719165)
hkb westende datum leitstand.jpg
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Re: HKB Westende 3./826

Post by myt1prod » 21 Aug 2013 22:05

an even smaller find in the same leitstand-bunker;
a bit of remaining yellow (and possibly green) camouflagemarkings near one of the observation slits
hkb westende verf leitstand.jpg
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Re: HKB Westende 3./826

Post by pierrot » 22 Aug 2013 07:32

Hello Jean,

In one of the 6 wellblech personal bunkers of this position, you find also a nice fresco in the entrance.

Gr.

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Re: HKB Westende 3./826

Post by myt1prod » 22 Aug 2013 07:53

I also encountered this one, Pierrot,
sadly the bunker itself isn't accessible to have a closer look; photo was shot through the metal fence (on the otherhand; luckily this bunker is still closed of to prevent more graffiti on the walls.

I do wonder if there are more drawings or texts to be seen inside the main bunkerroom?

If I'm correct, the text reads "Ja Herrgodts händen liegt dies Haus, Böse Geister, kehren aus" In my opnion not the most correct German spelling, but perhaps an old German saying in early-German language.
This would mean as much as; "In God's hands lays this house, evil spirits, stay out/dissapear from here" ... a very superstitious German lived here I guess.

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Re: HKB Westende 3./826

Post by dirk Peeters » 05 Jun 2018 10:17

new to me that date fantastic
great find

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Re: HKB Westende 3./826

Post by dirk Peeters » 05 Jun 2018 10:23

in that Wellblech there are no writings left jean
we try to open that one for public
PS he is measured
i ll post the plans later here in this topic

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Post by dirk Peeters » 05 Jun 2018 10:25

open bedding 03 plan435.jpg
opslag 02 plan434.jpg
Wellblech 01 plan437.jpg
Wellblech 04 plan436.jpg
Wellblech 05 plan433.jpg
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Post by dirk Peeters » 05 Jun 2018 10:28

Wellblech 13 plan432.jpg
Leitstand plan first floor.JPG
Leitstand plan groundfloor.JPG
Leitstand plan heights.JPG
hope to finish some ammo bunkers if i ll have the time
I am know making plans of two nice and special tobruks
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Post by dirk Peeters » 05 Jun 2018 20:34

any info or plans is welcome
we can use evry detail of info for thisd battery
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Re: HKB Westende 3./826

Post by dirk Peeters » 07 Jun 2018 10:26

1B 1943.JPG
from 1943
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Post by dirk Peeters » 07 Jun 2018 10:29

some 2 cm Flak found in this batterie in the clean up from the camping cosmos in
17 06 2005
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Re: HKB Westende 3./826

Post by dirk Peeters » 07 Jun 2018 10:37

the wellblech with the german tekst at the entrance was transformed in the cosmos times of the batterie in a watertank
here some interior pics
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Post by dirk Peeters » 07 Jun 2018 10:38

004.JPG
the last one
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