Bunker equipment

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Post by MNO KI » 28 Jan 2008 23:53

Hi Jack
I will pass on the message. Hopefully one day we may get a chance to restore the M172, but in the meantime we have a 2 storey 608 to get stuck into. Be sure and let us know if you're planning a trip and we can show you the sights.

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Post by P. Heijkoop » 29 Jan 2008 09:38

Hi,

Well, the 608/609 is ofcourse a beauty. If you could post some pictures
of this bunker that would be great !

Peter

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Post by MNO KI » 29 Jan 2008 14:13

Hi Peter
It's full of junk at present and in a mess, but as soon as we get it cleared I'll post some pics.

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Post by P. Heijkoop » 03 Feb 2008 14:50

Hi Paul,

Thanks !
For what staff was this bunker used?

Peter

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Post by MNO KI » 03 Feb 2008 22:40

Hi Peter
Headquarters for the 584th Reg.319 Inf.Div, which controlled the South sector coastline. 583rd Reg. has an identical HQ in St Andrews. Once the project is underway I will start digging into our archives to find out what we know about the staff that used the bunker.

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Post by P. Heijkoop » 03 Feb 2008 23:51

Hi Paul,

Thanks. Are those HQ composed of only a commandbunker,
or also a seperate Nachr.Std?

Peter

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Post by MNO KI » 04 Feb 2008 00:52

Hi Peter
I'm not certain. The identical bunker for 583rd Reg. has a 617 almost next to it if that makes any sense, but the 584th doesn't.

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Post by P. Heijkoop » 04 Feb 2008 09:11

Hallo,

Well, it's not necessary to have a signals bunker near a batl. or regimental HQ...
However, on the European mainland you sometimes see a 616 or 617, used as a 'Meldekopf',
relatively close to those HQ.

Interestingly on the Kernwerk of Jersey it seems that each of the commandbunkers has a signal bunker closeby... It seems somewhat overdone...

Peter

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Post by Stp Corbiere » 04 Feb 2008 10:13

Hi Peter

I dont know if you have the book "The War in the Channel Islands Then and Now" which has a great pic of the Kernwerk area in Jersey (pg 60/61). I have just finished plotting these positions onto google earth so here check it out. Oh the very top yellow pin is the Infantry Regiment Bunker.

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P. Heijkoop wrote:Hallo,

Well, it's not necessary to have a signals bunker near a batl. or regimental HQ...
However, on the European mainland you sometimes see a 616 or 617, used as a 'Meldekopf',
relatively close to those HQ.

Interestingly on the Kernwerk of Jersey it seems that each of the commandbunkers has a signal bunker closeby... It seems somewhat overdone...

Peter

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Post by P. Heijkoop » 04 Feb 2008 12:08

Hi,
Yes, I have the book. Indeed a very nice picture !

Didn't the CIOS, Jersey-branch maintains one of the
commmand bunkers here ?

Peter

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Post by jopaerya » 22 Jun 2008 17:47

Hi

I don't know what it is but I think it has to do with electric .

Regards Jos
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Post by RuPo » 22 Jun 2008 18:37

for sofar i can read (can't read the scan very well) a switch for switching in/out 24 volt ~ .... and where they used 24 volt ... i don't know :?
g,Ruud

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Post by jopaerya » 22 Jun 2008 19:18

Hi Ruud

Sorry , the complete text is 24 Volt Umschalter fur Pz. Raum .

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Post by M19 MADMAL » 24 Jun 2008 20:16

Hi Jos,

As it mentions Pz. Raum could it have been for use in bunkers with turrets which had a 24 volt lighting system?

M19s had such a 24 volt system in them for lighting both on the Mortar and a second light string in the room under the turret. What about 6 Sch. or observation turrets? Did they have a 24 volt lighting system?

Just a thought :)

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Post by M19 MADMAL » 25 Feb 2009 21:13

Hi all,

A nice photo and map from 'Festung Jersey' showing the forward battle HQ for Stp. La Motte on Jersey. 8-)

A radio can be seen with an odd telephone above (civilian???) and a Lichtspr.Gerät.

Malcolm :wink:
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