German bunkers in Italy

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by Tommygunn » 01 Jul 2016 16:40

Sidescanner, thanks for the post.

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by jopaerya » 14 Dec 2016 09:18

A "Pak Schartenstand" in Via Reggio , photo is from Ebay .

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by Manuferey » 15 May 2017 02:09

A US pilot in front of one of the two casemates of the battery at Viserba near Rimini. The gun looks like a 152/40.

Other pictures of casemates from this battery can be seen on pages 3, 8 and 10 of this thread.
1-Viserba152.jpg
Source: charlescitypress.com

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by jopaerya » 15 May 2017 07:56

That is a very nice photo, Emmanuel :thumbsup:

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by NeoVisionist » 16 May 2017 11:31

What did Hitler think of Mussolini's Linea Alpina? The French politically were unwilling to extend their line across the border north of Elsaß-Lothringen until the late thirties. Did anyone in Germany take offense to a defensive barrier (pun unintended) across the border with their supposed ally (not offense in any official capacity; the line was supposed to be a secret I believe)?

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by Ondrej Filip » 16 May 2017 16:15

NeoVisionist wrote:What did Hitler think of Mussolini's Linea Alpina? The French politically were unwilling to extend their line across the border north of Elsaß-Lothringen until the late thirties. Did anyone in Germany take offense to a defensive barrier (pun unintended) across the border with their supposed ally (not offense in any official capacity; the line was supposed to be a secret I believe)?
Germans were angry about the Italian defensive line against them. Generally the relations between Nazi Germany and Fascists Italy were complicated and there was considerable distrust between Hitler and Mussolini.

The nothern Vallo Alpino at the border with annexed Austria was much stronger than the defence against France (west) and Yugoslavia (east). There were hundreds of large fortresses. But the line was not finished and it lacks its artillery weapons. If finished, it would be stronger than Alpine Maginot line (althought more simple in terms of machinery equipment and special weapons).

Some examples of strong "sbarramenti" - blockades (you can use translation at the right side pannel):

Kreuzbergpass - lenght 5 km - 121 x HMG, 48 x LMG, 3 x AT guns, 2 x flamethrower, 5 x granade launcher, 10 x observation cupola with LMG, 6 x howitzer, 2 x cannon

Tagliamento - Fella rivers junction

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by jopaerya » 11 Jul 2017 07:46

From Ebay a concrete anti-tankwall with cammo in Alassio ( Italy )
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Post by jopaerya » 19 Jul 2017 12:38

Here a Schartenstand in Marina de Ravenna , not facing the sea but the landfront .

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by jopaerya » 20 Aug 2017 08:36

A gun bunker behind a wall in San Remo ( Milistory Forum )
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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by Manuferey » 03 Feb 2018 15:58

searay wrote:Here's two bunkers in the Viareggio area taken by the US Army in 1945 (all from NARA)
viewtopic.php?f=70&t=86445&start=255

Other pictures of the top bunker and of the same battery from an expired ebay auction.
BunkersViareggio1.jpg
BunkersViareggio2.jpg
Another picture of the top bunker was also posted here:
https://forum.axishistory.com//viewtopi ... &start=180

For comparison:
IDBunkerItaly.jpg
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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by acesfakia » 22 Apr 2018 15:46

Hi this is a Bunker in ex airport Pigis-Rethymnou. Here happen the batlle of Retimo airport in crete,and after the German Built a Bunker.Now is destroyed.Can anyone knows the plan ? I saw it in my vacation.All around is built new Houses...! Is expload .
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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by acesfakia » 22 Apr 2018 15:50

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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by Andrzej Ditrich » 22 Apr 2018 20:47

Foto described as Anzio:
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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by acesfakia » 24 Apr 2018 18:32

Where can i found out more like this plan's to locate the above bunker in rethymno ? Thank you.
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Re: German bunkers in Italy

Post by jopaerya » 24 Apr 2018 19:00

Hello Acesfakia

Maybe you can thy it here in this Topic, it's all about German bunkers on Crete.
https://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic ... ilit=crete
From what I can see the bunker has a tobruk , but it's hard to see what bunkertype .

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