Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

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Re: Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

Post by forttravel » 03 Dec 2016 16:50

Koch bunkers from East Prussia area. Caption: Concrete hole for soldiers armed with Panzerfausts.
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Re: Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

Post by dirk Peeters » 03 Dec 2016 19:19

nice thanks
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Re: Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

Post by jopaerya » 01 Sep 2019 07:34

From a Nachrichten für die Infanterie Nr 4 ( NARA ) some documents about the Koch bunker and the origin of it's name .

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Re: Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

Post by jopaerya » 06 Apr 2020 19:58

Here a drawing of a Koch-stand in Renkum, looks like the "Schartenstand" here above in the post . ( Nationaal Archief )
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Re: Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

Post by dirk Peeters » 07 Apr 2020 08:20

Looks like a mini pilz stand

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Re: Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

Post by jopaerya » 07 Apr 2020 08:30

Yes it looks a little bit like the Pilz Stand :D

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Re: Question - What´s this "concrete" ?

Post by dirk Peeters » 07 Apr 2020 10:14

on of the first (If not the first) Atlantikwall designed bunkers (Pilzstand)
and now one of the last designed (Koch stand)

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